Tag Archives: Scaffold Law

Cuomo against … his own agenda?

Today’s NY Post ran the following op-ed that I wrote in response to the Governor’s sudden shift in agenda.  The online version can be found here. Cuomo against … his own agenda? Would a pro-business candidate back an agenda that … Continue reading

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NFIB to Silver: You Want Better Schools, Reform Scaffold.

ALBANY (March 6, 2013) – All of the following may be attributed to Mike Durant, State Director of NFIB in response to Speaker Silver’s concerns over space in New York City schools. “Yesterday, Speaker Silver expressed concerns regarding the current … Continue reading

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Scaffold Law Facts – the Impact on MWBE’s is Staggering

New York’s notorious scaffold law has a broad negative impact.  The dramatic increase of costs on schools, municipalities, small business and taxpayers has ground new construction and vital infrastructure modernization to a halt. This isn’t spin, these are facts.  Children … Continue reading

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Scaffold Reform: Just one way to open NY for Business

Did you know that if a worker is injured while intoxicated or ignoring safety training, that a property owner and contract could be held accountable for full damages? This is what happens now under the law, is this fair? Is … Continue reading

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