Blog Archives

My Interview With Carl Weisbrod Tonight on CUNY-TV

The fifteenth season of the public affairs television show CityWide, which I host, kicks off tonight with an interview with Carl Weisbrod, president of Trinity Real Estate, and formerly the president of the Dowtown Alliance and the City’s Economic Development

Tagged with:
Posted in Carl Weisbrod, New York

Who Are The Angry Voters?

Our firm had an all-attorney retreat in Orlando over the weekend, and the keynote speaker was national pollster John Zogby. He had a number of important insights drawn from his current work and the trends in his book The Way

Tagged with:
Posted in Federal Reserve Bank, Joe Sestak, John Zogby, New York, Pat Toomey, Paul Krugman, Pennsylvania Senate Race, Tea Party

Tough Times for MTA But Chair Promises Progress

“Jay Walder” MTA “Richard Ravitch” Metrocard TWU

Posted in New York

Carrion Carries On

The New York State Association for Affordable Housing hosted Adolfo Carrion at a breakfast this morning. Carrion is the former Bronx Borough President who served as the President’s first Urban Policy adviser and has now become the Regional Director of

Tagged with:
Posted in Adolfo Carrion, HUD, New York, New York State Association for Affordable Housing

Court Strikes Local Immigration Rules

In essence, the Third Circuit summarized its conclusions as follows:
It is, of course, not our job to sit in judgment of whether state and local frustration about federal immigration policy is warranted. We are, however, required to intervene when states and localities directly undermine the federal objectives embodied in statutes enacted by Congress.

Tagged with:
Posted in E-Verify, Hazelton, New York

Happy Primary Day

“primary elections” “paper ballots”

Posted in New York

New York Governor Signs Three Employment Bills

Our Labor and Employment Group Just Issued this Alert! entitled: New York Governor Signs Three Employment Bills." We hope you find this information beneficial and informative. The first enactment establishes a test to determine if a construction industry worker is

Posted in New York

Ward Wows ABNY

Port Authority Executive Director Chris Ward gave a bravo performance before a packed Association of Better New York breakfast this morning at Cipriani’s 55 Wall Street hall. With the anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center approaching this

Tagged with:
Posted in ABNY, Christopher Ward, Conde-Nast, Durst Organization, Ground Zero, New York, PANYNJ, World Trade Center

AG debate tonight

With the primary elections quickly approaching -but competing for attention with the new school year and the Jewish holidays- voters may finally start paying attention. For those following the state Attorney General race, tune in tonight to a Democratic candidate

Tagged with:
Posted in Eric Dinallo, Eric Schneiderman, Kathleen Rice, New York, New York State Attorney General, Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey

Cyber – Identity Theft: Our Children At Risk

Our Global Insurance Group Just Issued this Alert! entitled: "Identity Theft: Our Children At Risk." We hope you find this information beneficial and informative. Interviewing for your first job as a teenager is as exciting as it is intimidating. Thoughts

Posted in New York
About The Hot Button Blog
For many businesses, nothing seems more remote than the maneuvering of Beltway insiders. But what happens in Washington and in state and local government is critically important to your company and your industry. With government more involved in business than at any time since the 1930s, organizations that can negotiate the government labyrinth of politics, policy, and process will come out on top.
Subscribe To Our Posts


Cozen O’Connor Blogs