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Governor Cuomo Delivers 2018 State of the State Address

The following update was prepared by our partners at Hinman Straub. Plugged In @ Hinman Straub – Coverage of Albany and New York State Government – January 3, 2018 Governor Cuomo delivered his 2018 State of the State Address, which kicks off the state’s 2018 legislative session, in Albany this afternoon. [Read the Governor’s press release, and… Read more

Reminder: Labor Conference at Radisson Hotel in Corning, Monday, February 26th, 1PM thru Wednesday, February 28th, 12PM

Brothers & Sisters, Last year’s conference proved to be a success, with many positive reviews. This year, we are looking to build on our program, and conduct a full day of round table attorney discussions on several important topics, as per your request. Issues of importance that will be addressed include the Janus Case, which… Read more

Attention Members – Important information on the Federal Tax Repeal Act

Dear Members, With the passage of the federal tax repeal act, the changes to the tax code could present significant consequences to some of our members. Please see link below. The NYSPFFA recommends consulting with your tax professional for their expert advice and/or opinion before making any decisions. Fraternally, The NYSPFFA  

Senator Golden Introduces Legislation (S.7158) to Extend Cost of Living Increase for Widows and Widowers of Police Officers and Firefighters Killed in the Line-Of-Duty

Attention NYSPFFA Members: Since 1978, the Legislature passed, and the Governor signed into law, a cost of living increase and a one-year escalation for all New York State widows and widowers of police officers and fire fighters killed in the line-of-duty. The intent of the original 1978 law was to increase benefits to an amount… Read more

To all NYSPFFA Members: Important end of year message from your Executive Board

Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of the NYSPFFA Executive Board, I offer the following update and end of year report. As we look back at 2017, we have made several changes, including the format of our State Conventions, and the change to a biennial convention, cutting out wasted time, while adding more opportunity for educational… Read more

Attention NYSPFFA Members: Yonkers 2% Bill signed into law – Chapter 499

Attention NYSPFFA Members: The Yonkers 2% Bill was signed into law, Chapter 499. This bill ensures that members in Local 628 will receive uninterrupted distribution of foreign fire insurance funds. This is the beginning of our efforts to straighten out 2 % issues. Thank you to everyone for all your hard work and efforts.