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Can’t Make it to the Scaffold Law Reform Day at the Capitol?

You Can Still Contact Elected Officials With Our Virtual Lobby Day! If you are unable to make it to the Scaffold Law Reform Day at the Capitol, don’t worry!  We are providing you multiple virtual vehicles to help you contact your elected officials and still make your voice heard! Twitter:  Hashtag: #SLRLobbyDay2017 A list of Twitter Handles for […]

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The Buffalo News – Letter: Repealing Scaffold Law is common-sense reform

The Buffalo News Recently published a letter to the editor written by LRANY’s Phoebe Stonbely. The letter called for reform of the antiquated Scaffold Law, pointing to it’s role in the infrastructure crisis in our state. An excerpt: “New York is no stranger to infrastructure concerns, so it is not surprising that the state ranked […]

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SI Advance: Scaffold Law Hikes Building Costs

The Staten Island Adnance published a letter written by LRANY’s Adam Morey pointing to the Scaffold Law’s affect on disaster recovery rebuilding. An excerpt: “Amy Peterson, head of Mayor de Blasio’s Build it Back recovery program, is right when she says the cost of construction in New York has increased due to regulation and government […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Court: Scaffold Law Applies to 1ft Fall

[hr] *FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* April 14, 2016 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely pstonbely@lrany.org 518.512.5265 Court: Scaffold Law Applies to 1ft Fall Reformers say ‘new low’ highlights need for reform (ALBANY, NY) – Advocates for reform of New York’s controversial ‘Scaffold Law’ are calling a recent decision applying the law to a 1ft ‘fall’ an example of how […]

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THANKS FOR MAKING SCAFFOLD LAW REFORM DAY AT THE CAPITOL A SUCCESS!

Yesterday, over one hundred advocates gathered at the state capitol to urge lawmakers to support common sense reform to the New York’s Scaffold Law. Among them were contractors, builders, small business owners, developers, lawyers, and municipal officials. Attendees traveled from all corners of the state, from Buffalo to Brooklyn, to make their voice heard. The feedback from attendees on legislative […]

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Can’t Make it to the Scaffold Law Reform Day at the Capitol?

You Can Still Contact Elected Officials With Our Virtual Lobby Day! If you are unable to make it to the Scaffold Law Reform Day at the Capitol, don’t worry!  We are providing you multiple virtual vehicles to contact your elected officials and still make your voice heard! Twitter:  Hashtag: #SLRLobbyDay2016 A list of Twitter Handles for NYS Legislators […]

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For Immediate Release: Watchdog Group Announces Financial Impact of Scaffold Law on Recently Announced Public Projects

[hr] For Immediate Release January 19, 2015 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely pstonbely@lrany.org 518.512.5265 Watchdog Group Announces Financial Impact of Scaffold Law on Recently Announced Public Projects Estimates that $5 billion will be ‘wasted’ on law that exists only in New York ALBANY – The Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY) announced today that the so-called […]

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LRANY Letter, The Journal News – Fight Corruption, Reform Scaffold Law

Today, The Journal News published a letter written by LRANY’s Executive Director, Thomas B. Stebbins. This letter focused on the opportunity for Scaffold Law reform to become a reality in the wake of the Sheldon Silver conviction. An excerpt: “If Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature are serious about expunging the corruption of the Sheldon […]