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Assembly Member Lentol, Senator Golden, and Industry Leaders Urge Governor Cuomo to Support Music and Video Game Production in New York State

New York, NY – New York is Music (NYIM) – a coalition of more than 200 music-related organizations – joined leaders in the videogame industry today to call on Governor Cuomo to sign into law bipartisan legislation to establish the Empire State Music...

July 12, 2016
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Assemblyman Lentol Announces Passage of Tax Credit for Craft Brewers in New York City

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced today that the Assembly and Senate have both passed legislation he introduced which provides a tax credit for craft brewers within New York City (A.01719C). The...

June 17, 2016
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NY Legislature Greenlights Music & Gaming Production Tax Credit

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced today the Assembly and Senate’s passage of legislation expanding the Empire State Music Production Credit and creating the Empire State Digital Gaming Media Production Credit. Both...

June 16, 2016
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Assemblyman Lentol Announces Safety Improvements and Pedestrian Plaza Coming to Union Avenue

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced today that within the next few months the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) will be installing safety improvements at Union Avenue and Roebling Street and a pedestrian plaza at...

February 24, 2016
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Assemblyman Lentol Announces Legislation to Alleviate Parking in Popular New York Filming Areas

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced today that he will be introducing legislation to suspend alternate side parking rules within a six block radius on the days of permitted film shoots, with the goal of alleviating parking...

January 7, 2016
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