The New York Legislature and Governor devoted significant attention during the 2021 legislative session to New York’s nursing homes, resulting in the passage of legislation that will significantly impact the oversight, regulation and operation of skilled nursing facilities in New York.
On May 10, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the 11th round of the Regional Economic Development Councils initiative with the opening of the Consolidated Funding Application process.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued more than 100 executive orders that principally focused on restrictions related to public health and the economy.
On May 5, Governor Cuomo signed into law the NY HERO Act, which will require all workplaces to implement safety standards to prevent the further spread of coronavirus and other airborne diseases in the workplace and for certain employers to establish a joint labor-management workplace ...
As New York officials work to reduce the spread of COVID-19, our Manatt team, located in the heart of state government in Albany, NY, has created a resource center for the state’s key executive orders and agency guidance.
On April 7, several days past its statutory deadline of April 1, the state Legislature completed its negotiations with the Governor and passed the final pieces of legislation to complete the state fiscal year 2021–22 New York State Budget.
President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law on March 11, 2021, enacting a $1.9 trillion package providing funding and policy changes intended to assist the nation in its ongoing response to impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to concerns over the impact of COVID-19 on the residents of nursing homes in New York, a substantial amount of attention and effort will be devoted during the course of the 2021 Legislative Session to issues relating to the state’s current approach to the oversight, regulation and ...
On March 3, 2021, the New York State Senate and Assembly advanced new legislation to address concerns regarding the coequal treatment of the legislative branch in the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On February 25, 2021, the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate convened their annual Health and Medicaid hearing on the proposed Executive Budget, which was previously scheduled to take place February 5, 2021.