State of the State 2020: Making Progress Happen

On January 8, Governor Cuomo delivered his tenth State of the State Address, themed “Making Progress Happen.” He set the stage by deeming New York as the progressive capital of the country for its results-driven leadership during this turbulent time with a divided nation and polarized Federal government, pledging that New […]


State of the State Set for January 8

Governor Cuomo has announced that he will give his 2020 State of the State address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center Wednesday, January 8 at 1:30 p.m., the first day of the regular 2020 Legislative Session.  For the first time since 2015, the budget address will be held separately, […]


Touring Our State Capitol

The Hodes & Landy team recently toured our State Capitol, a building we visit daily but have little time to fully appreciate! Pictured from left are Mary Cooley, Michele O’Connor, Christian Rojas (back), Robin Granger (front), Lorie Massad and Ginger Lynch Landy on the Great Western (aka “Million Dollar”) Staircase.

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Hodes & Landy Team Preps Turkeys for Equinox Thanksgiving Dinner

Happy Thanksgiving! On Monday, November 25, the Hodes & Landy team helped prepare turkeys for Equinox’s 50th Annual Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner here in Albany, which will serve more than 10,000 meals!


H&L Supports Girls on the Run 5K

H&L was proud to support Girls on the Run at its 5K on Saturday, November 23 at Jennings Landing in Albany. It was a gorgeous, crisp fall morning, and there was a great turnout!

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H&L Welcomes Chinese Public Administration Students

On September 26, 2019, Hodes & Landy Principal Ginger Lynch Landy welcomed a group of more than 20 students and faculty members from the School of Public Administration and Emergency Management, Jinan University, China as part of the Public Policy and Good Governance Program of the Maxwell School of Citizenship […]

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Community Involvement

Rotary Club of Delmar’s Teeing For Charity On June 26, Hodes and Landy sponsored the Rotary Club of Delmar’s Teeing for Charity Golf Fundraiser. This year’s event was held in memory of Bethlehem resident Marcus Kaplan, who passed away earlier this year after a long battle with opioid addiction. In […]


End of Historic Legislative Session

Early on June 21st, the NYS Assembly and Senate concluded the 2019 Regular Legislative Session. In many regards this was considered a historic session with all three branches of State government controlled by Democrats and the first women of color among the highest levels of leadership in both Houses. Additionally, […]


Final Days of Session Heating Up

With just eleven scheduled days remaining, the first legislative session with the new Democratic Senate Majority has seen both houses working diligently on their respective agendas. In total, 14,000 bills have been introduced. Of these, the legislature has approved of 185 “same-as” bills, pieces of legislation which have been introduced […]


On Time State Budget – Progressive Agenda Advances

Despite the challenges of a new Senate Majority Conference and accommodating the priorities and agendas of 15 newly elected Democratic Senators with that of the Assembly and the Governor, the Legislature worked through the weekend and was able to pass the 2019-20 NYS Budget in the early hours of Monday, […]

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