• 05.17.21

    New York State Grant and Incentive Funding Opportunities Now Available

    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.

  • 05.17.21

    Major New York State Reopening Beginning on May 19, 2021

    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.

  • 05.17.21

    New York HERO Act Establishes Minimum Workplace Safety Standards

    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 ...

  • 04.29.21

    New York State Government Resource Center

    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.

  • 04.12.21

    New York State Fiscal Year 2021–22 Budget Passes

    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.

  • 03.22.21

    New York State Impacts From American Rescue Plan Act

    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.

  • 03.15.21

    COVID-19, Nursing Homes and the Legislative Response

    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 ...

  • 03.08.21

    Executive Order Powers Legislation Moves Forward in New York

    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.

  • 03.01.21

    New York State Budget Update: Joint Legislative Public Hearing on Health, Medicaid

    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.

  • 03.01.21

    New York State Budget Update: Economic and Revenue Forecasts Presented

    On February 24, 2021, the New York State Assembly and Senate, along with the director of the Division of the Budget, held the 2021 Economic & Revenue Consensus Forecasting Conference Meeting to examine analyses of economic and revenue forecasts for New York State and the nation.



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