This week, the Press-Republican published a letter to the editor from the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York’s Executive Director, Tom Stebbins, pointing to the drag of the Scaffold Law on Governor Cuomo’s recent $10 million economic development grant for Westbury.
“Until Gov. Cuomo champions systematic reform of New York’s legal system, much of the recently announced $10 million for Westbury’s economic development will be wasted. One of the greatest examples of how New York’s broken legal system wastes taxpayer dollars is the so-called “Scaffold Law,” an archaic statute that exists only in New York.”
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