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Small Business Grant Applications are Now Open

Small businesses were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. So, the New York State Legislature created the COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program with $800 million in grants to help small businesses, micro-businesses and for-profit independent...

Changes to Unemployment

Partial Unemployment Formula Changes  New York provides unemployment assistance not just when workers are laid off, but also when a worker’s hours are reduced. The calculation of benefits for part-time unemployment assistance used to be...

OPWDD's Guidance for Post-Reopening

Over the holiday weekend, we received this letter from OPWDD Commissioner Dr. Theodore Kastner, which includes links to revised Telehealth guidance and post State of Emergency guidance for OPWDD certified facilities and programs.Dear Friends and Colleagues,As...

Assemblyman Tom Abinanti on Law Day 2020

Today is Law Day in the United States.Law Day is particularly significant today.The stress of a worldwide health crisis likewise stresses our government institutions and our freedoms. We cede extraordinary powers to executives and voluntarily limit our...

Abinanti Joins Call for Federal Aid to State & Local Governments for COVID-19

Today Assemblyman Tom Abinanti joined Speaker Carl Heastie and other Assembly Majority members in calling on the New York Congressional Delegation to press for unrestricted aid to state and local governments who are facing significant budget deficits...

Abinanti Admonishes Governor on “Tollpayer Protection Act” Veto

Tarrytown – Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Greenburgh/Mt. Pleasant) today admonished Governor Cuomo for his veto of the “Tollpayer Protection Act,” (A7587/S6113) which would codify a process for notifying drivers about tolls and fines and...

Abinanti Urges Governor to Sign ‘Tollpayer Protection Act’ Issues Report Documenting Need for Legislation

TARRYTOWN — Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Greenburgh/Mt. Pleasant) today called on Governor Cuomo to sign the “Tollpayer Protection Act,” (A7587/S6113) which would streamline the process for notifying drivers about tolls and fines. The legislation...

Governor Signs Abinanti’s Law Banning Undetectable Guns

Tarrytown, NY – Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Greenburgh/Mt. Pleasant) to ban undetectable guns."Undetectable guns have no legitimate purpose,” said Abinanti. “This is another...

Abinanti Calls for Fair Allocation Bridge Tolls

“The new tolls must be fair,” Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Greenburgh/Mt. Pleasant) today told the Cuomo Bridge Tolls Task Force. Abinanti criticized a proposal floated several years ago by the Thruway authority which would continue present...
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