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Liquor Pricing Bill Stalls as Legislature Leaves Capital

The State Legislature adjourned their regular legislative session on June 23rd completing their work for the year. Amongst the issues not addressed before they adjourned for the year is our liquor pricing bill. We did succeed in getting the bill introduced in both houses of the State Legislature and getting the Senate bill (S4343) approved…

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Paid Family Leave Payroll Deductions Can Begin July 1st

This is a reminder that although New York employers don’t have to provide Paid Family Leave benefits to their employees until January 1, 2018, they may now begin to make deductions from employees’ wages to offset the cost of family leave insurance starting with their first payroll on or after July 1, 2017. Under the…

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Good Time Had at Annual Golf Outing

A late afternoon rain shower didn’t dampen the good time for the participants in our Annual Golf Outing at Cronin’s Golf Resort in Warrensburg last month. We had more than 70 golfers tee it up this year and they were treated to a great day. Thanks go to our outing sponsors for donating the products…

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Senate Committee Approves S4343

The Senate Commerce Committee approved S4343, our bill to permit bars and restaurants to purchase wine and spirits from liquor stores, at its meeting on May 9th. The bill was reported to the Senate floor which means it can be voted on at any time. The Senate leadership will decide if, and when, the bill…

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Last Chance for Golf Outing Registration

We’ve scheduled our Annual Golf Outing for Monday, June 5th at Cronin’s Golf Course in Warrensburg, New York. This year’s outing is sure to be the best in many years. Registration is only $110 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, dinner, beverages on the course and prizes. We’ve had lots of fun…

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