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Congressman Faso Introduces Federal Bill to Fix Scaffold Law

ALSO: State Senate Bill Introduced by Senator Akshar (S.6876) to Match McDonald Legislation (A.5624) This week, joined by the New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH), Habitat for Humanity, MWBE contractors, and other construction and business organizations Rep. John Faso (R-Kinderhook) introduced H.R. 3808, the “Infrastructure Expansion Act of 2017.” The proposed legislation would...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Diverse Group of Advocates Rally Behind New Federal Bill to Fix Scaffold Law

September 19, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Phoebe Stonbely pstonbely@lrany.org 518-708-3578   DIVERSE GROUP OF ADVOCATES RALLY BEHIND NEW FEDERAL BILL TO FIX SCAFFOLD LAW Reform of Only-In-New York Liability Rules Crucial for Disaster Relief, Infrastructure Modernization, Low-income Housing (Albany, NY) – The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY) today joined the New York...
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New York Post: Let New York Build

The New York Post Published a letter from LRANY’s Adam Morey calling for Scaffold Law reform following the recent natural disasters. An excerpt: “In the wake of devastating natural disasters, lawmakers in both Washington and Albany have much to learn (“Sandy’s rebuild a warning,”Sept. 14). While congress looks to reform the flood-insurance program, New York’s...
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The Journal News — Now Cuomo Should Fix Scaffold Law: Letter

A letter to the editor from LRANY’s Phoebe Stonbely calling to Cuomo to now focus on fixing the broken Scaffold Law now that the Tappan Zee Bridge project is complete. An excerpt: “With the first span of the newly constructed bridge, Gov. Cuomo is reminding New Yorkers that many said he’d never be able to...
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