2021 GAC Planning Session


December 03, 2020

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

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ABOUT

A key date in our annual advocacy cycle, this session will be a preview of issues to be addressed in the 2021 legislative session, and include briefings from Business Council staff on our proposed legislative agenda for next year. We hope you will join us for this important session. More details to follow.

Staff Contact: Ken Pokalsky

AGENDA

Thursday, December 3, 2020
1:00 p.m.

Welcome / Introduction / Year in Review

  • Heather C. Briccetti, Esq.
    President and CEO
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
1:15 p.m.

2020 Election Review

  • Honorable Craig Johnson
    Founder and CEO
    Long Point Advisors
  • Melvin Norris
    Senior Director, Government Affairs
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
1:45 p.m.

COVID Update

New York State Response Update

  • Steven Cohen
    Director
    NYS Empire State Development
Workplace Impacts (NYForward, Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Insurance, Sick Leave) and Legislative Proposals for 2021
  • Frank Kerbein
    Director, Center for Human Resource
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
  • Lev Ginsburg, Esq.
    Senior Director, Government Affairs
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
2:30 p.m.

Federal Update

  • Neil Bradley
    Executive Vice President / Chief Policy Officer
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
3:00 p.m.

Energy Policy Update

CLCPA Implementation

  • Donna DeCarolis
    President
    National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp
  • Gavin Donohue
    President and CEO
    Independent Power Producers of New York (IPPNY)
Carbon Taxation
  • Andrew Sinclair
    Northeast Government Affairs Manager
    Exxon Mobil

Impacts on New York State Business and Next Steps

  • Joseph Foskett, Esq.
    Director of Government Affairs
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
3:30 p.m.

Workforce Development Update

Federal and State Funding Opportunities

  • Amber Rangel Mooney
    Director of Workforce Development
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
4:00 p.m.

New York State Budget Update

Projected Budget Gaps
Revenue Proposals

  • Kenneth J. Pokalsky
    Vice President
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
4:15 p.m.

Labor Law Update

New York State Paid Sick Leave
Harassment Training

Key Issues for 2021

  • Frank Kerbein
    Director, Center for Human Resource
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
4:45 p.m. Emerging Business Issues for 2021
  • Staff
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc. 
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

 

REGISTRATION

Registration Fee - $49* 
(*This meeting is for Business Council members only.)

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