Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Purchasing in New York
MWBEs receive special consideration on contracts let by New York State. The proposed 2019 executive budget includes legislation that would extend these existing MWBE purchasing provisions to local government contracts. This program will discuss the requirements of the existing MWBE program and what local and state government attorneys need to know about it.
Martha Mann Alfaro, Esq.
New York City Law Dept, New York, NY
Noreen VanDoren, Esq.
New York State Office of General Services, Albany, NY
New York State Response to Changes in Federal Tax Law
The recent changes in the federal tax laws have prompted a strong response from New York State. This panel discussed how the changes to the federal tax laws affect New York’s income and real property tax structure, and what the State is doing to protect its taxpayers.
Danshera Cords, Esq.
Professor of Law, Albany Law School, Albany, New York
Kathleen Hodgdon, Esq.
Association of Towns of the State of New York, Albany, New York
State and Local Government Financial Disclosure Requirements
This program discussed responses to the call for greater transparency and accountability in state and local government operations and focused on financial disclosure requirements for state and local government employees, elected officials and officers.
Seth H. Agata, Esq.,
New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics, Albany, New York
Steven G. Leventhal, Esq.
Leventhal, Cursio, Mullaney & Sliney, LLP, Roslyn, New York
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