New York NOW

The New Legislative Session, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins

January 14, 2022
  • On this week's edition of New York NOW:

    • The new legislative session technically started last week, but lawmakers began to approve legislation this week and plot their course for the year.
    • Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins speaks with us about the new legislative session and what's ahead.
    • Keshia Clukey from Bloomberg Government and Kate Lisa from Johnson Newspapers join us with more on the week's news.
    • The New York Court of Appeals, the state's equivalent to SCOTUS, has a new judge.
    • Alcohol-to-go, a pandemic-era rule change that restaurants want make permanent, could make a comeback this year. Reporter Darrell Camp has the details.
    • New York is considering lowering the overtime threshold from farmworkers from 60 hours to 40 hours. We'll have an update.

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