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July 14, 2014
New York lieutenant governor candidate Tim Wu recently indicated that he would consider reforming the Scaffold Law. Wu, a Professor of Law at Columbia University is currently running alongside gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout as a more liberal alternative to Governor Cuomo and running mate Kathy Hochul. Asked by host Susan Arbetter on The Capitol Pressroom...
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Today, The Journal News published a response from the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York’s Executive Director, Tom Stebbins arguing that the Scaffold Law as it stands only adds costs, not safety. “The writer defends New York’s Scaffold Safety Law, saying it gave him his “day in court.” Of course, that is precisely what Scaffold...
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Today, the Watertown Daily Times published a letter from the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York’s Executive Director, Thomas B. Stebbins, calling to Scaffold Law reform as a solution to decrease the costs of the Tappan Zee Bridge project. “We certainly agree with the Watertown Daily Times that there are better ways to pay for...
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