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The New Legislative Session, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins



On This Week's Edition

Catch this week's show on your local PBS station, or watch on YouTube, Facebook, or using the free PBS app anytime after Friday.

On this week's edition of New York NOW:

  • The new legislative session technically started last week, but lawmakers began to approve legislation this week and plot their course for the year.
  • Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins speaks with us about the new legislative session and what's ahead.
  • Keshia Clukey from Bloomberg Government and Kate Lisa from Johnson Newspapers join us with more on the week's news.
  • The New York Court of Appeals, the state's equivalent to SCOTUS, has a new judge.
  • Alcohol-to-go, a pandemic-era rule change that restaurants want make permanent, could make a comeback this year. Reporter Darrell Camp has the details.
  • New York is considering lowering the overtime threshold from farmworkers from 60 hours to 40 hours. We'll have an update.

Farmworkers Overtime Hearings

Click here for details on the remaining two hearings on the overtime threshold for farmworkers, including information on how to watch and participate.