New York Attorney General Letitia James has announced the launch of a new portal for New Yorkers to submit complaints about the effects of National Grid’s natural gas moratorium in New York City and Long Island.
A deferred state disbursement that shifted a $1.7 billion Medicare payment has resulted in an inaccurate financial forecast reflected in the state’s financial plan — which experts say will experience a shortfall of $9 billion more than projected between 2020 and 2023, bringing the expected budget gap to $21.8 billion.
Two new pay equity laws go into effect today, Tuesday, Oct. 8 — prohibiting “unequal pay on the basis of a protected class for all substantially similar work” and banning prospective employers from asking job applicants about their salary history.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a letter to MTA Chair and CEO Pat Foye today, calling for the ”timely completion” of an MTA forensic audit, a type of audit generally used to uncover illegal financial activities. In the letter, the governor also called for an Inspector General review of the integrity of the MTA's procurement and inventory control systems.
Twelve state senators have urged the state comptroller to study fossil fuel divestment as part of a five-year asset allocation review, while sponsoring legislation that could compel him to complete divestment within five years..
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that New York State's Ninth Annual Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Forum will be held October 2 - 3 at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany.
The state Senate has introduced a series of legislation to address concerns with the payroll industry and respond to the recent crisis caused by MyPayrollHr, which shut down and left thousands of New Yorkers without pay.