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NYS Budget Negotiations Down to the Wire

Less than one week remains for the Governor and Legislative leaders to finalize negotiations, amend and for each House to pass budget Legislation in order to meet the State’s budget deadline of April 1st. Pivotal to agreements has been the “Raise the Age” issue, that would increase the age of criminal responsibility in […]

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New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast rode an E train from Chambers St. to 34 St.-Penn Station on Thu., September 25, 2014 to assure New Yorkers that all security precautions are being taken, and that the subway system is safe amid reports of unspecified threats.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Special Election

The Governor recently announced that a special election will be held on May 23 for two open State legislative seats, one from each House.  On Feb. 14, Senator Bill Perkins, (D-30), won a special election to reclaim his old seat on the New York City Council. Perkins had previously served […]

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Independent Democratic Caucus Expands

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Sen. Jose Peralta, (D-13), announced that he would be leaving the mainline Senate Democratic Conference in order to join the IDC. Peralta stated that his decision was based on his desire to be a progressive voice that obtains the best results for his constituents. “Today’s political […]

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Ginger Lynch Landy Featured in Senior Living Executive Magazine

In the Nov./Dec. 2016 issue of Senior Living Executive Magazine, Managing Partner Ginger Lynch Landy was featured in an article about Argentum and its public policy efforts. In the picture above, she is shown shaking hands with Rep. Paul Tonko, (NY – 20), in his office in Washington, D.C. In […]

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New York State Legislature Convenes for 2017 Session

Both houses of the New York State Legislature convened today in Albany to launch the 2017 Legislative Session. As is tradition, legislative leaders of both the Senate and Assembly majorities, as well as the Senate IDC elected their leaders, adopted rules and held their respective opening day receptions. Meanwhile, the […]

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Governor Cuomo makes Unprecedented change to State of the State Address

Governor Cuomo has recently announced that he will be holding the 2017 State of the State address in a series of six speeches in the following areas: • New York City • Western New York • The Hudson Valley • Long Island • Capital Region • Central New York The […]

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Recap of the First Presidential Debate, Sept. 26, 2016

On Monday, Sept. 26, Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton participated in the first of three scheduled presidential debates. The debate was moderated by Lester Holt, host of NBC Nightly News, and was held at Hofstra University, on Long Island. The event centered around three […]

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Statement on Enactment of AHHA Legislation

Hodes & Landy statement on enactment of Advanced Home Health Aide legislation: On behalf of their client, Argentum NY, Hodes & Landy, in collaboration with a broad coalition of supporters, proudly secured the Association’s top 2016 legislative priority.  On November 28th, Governor Cuomo signed into law legislation which authorizes a […]

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