With the adult-use marijuana bill signed last Wednesday (Chapter 92, L. 2021), the legislature and the Governor returned their focus to finalizing budget negotiations this week, nearly a week beyond the April 1 deadline.
Budget Deadline Missed, Cannabis Legalized
VACCINE ELIGIBILITY COMING FOR ALL ABOVE 16-YEARS-OF-AGE , WALK UP VACCINATIONS AT NYC SITES, FEDERAL CONCERNS
Spring made its annual appearance over the weekend and the final full week of March was busy as three-way budget negotiations crept forward toward next week’s deadline.
Nursing Homes Open for Visitors
Vaccine eligibility expansion
The eleventh week of the 2021 legislative session began with both houses dropping their one-house proposals over the weekend (March 6-7).
One-house proposals will likely be introduced over the weekend, establishing baseline positions on spending and associated policy proposals.
This week marks one year since COVID-19 was first diagnosed in New York State.
Since March of 2020, virtually every individual and business in New York State has felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic along with the policies intended to mitigate the health effects and spread of the disease.