Entries tagged: municipal

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Suffolk County’s Plastics Ban: What Your Business Needs to Know

By: Don Rassiger, Esq. email

Posted: May 8th, 2019

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Suffolk County is the first county in New York State to restrict the use of plastic straws according to County […]

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Southampton Bans Plastic Straws and Styrofoam in Food Establishments

By: Don Rassiger, Esq. email

Posted: April 3rd, 2019

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In 1988, Suffolk County passed the nation’s first law banning polystyrene “Styrofoam” food packaging due to its threat to the […]

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New Requirement for Suffolk County Food Service Establishments May Boost Business

By: Don Rassiger, Esq. email

Posted: June 14th, 2018

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Food allergies are a growing public health concern with approximately 15 million Americans battling each day to avoid an allergic […]

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Supreme Court Settles Important Taking Question

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: June 29th, 2017

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On June 23, 2017, in Murr v. Wisconsin, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed whether adjacent properties owned by the same […]

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Ensuring Uniform Application of the Fair Housing Act

By: Joe Campolo, Esq. email, Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. email

Posted: June 20th, 2017

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“End the unnecessary exclusion of persons with handicaps from the American mainstream”[1]: Safe Harbor Retreat’s Efforts to Ensure Uniform Application of […]

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Legislative Update: A Long-Awaited Solution to a Mortgage Foreclosure Problem?

By: Scott Middleton, Esq. email

Posted: September 26th, 2016

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This past June, Governor Cuomo signed legislation that imposes pre-foreclosure duties on banks and servicing companies. After it goes into […]

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The GAO Finds That the EPA Violated Propaganda and Lobbying Provisions Through Its Use of Social Media

By: Jack Harrington, Esq. email

Posted: September 21st, 2016

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    Social media’s ubiquitous presence in the lives of many Americans has transformed the way government communicates and interacts […]

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Campolo, Middleton & McCormick Petitions U.S. Supreme Court in Fair Housing Act Case

By: Lauren Kanter-Lawrence, Esq. email

Posted: May 26th, 2016

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Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm, has filed a petition with the United States Supreme Court on […]

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Court of Appeals Restricts the Ability to Challenge a SEQRA Positive Declaration Requiring Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: April 22nd, 2016

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If an agency such as a Town Board, Planning Board, or a Board of Zoning Appeals finds that an application […]

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Court of Appeals Expands Environmental Standing to Challenge SEQRA Determinations

By: Frederick Eisenbud, Esq. email

Posted: November 23rd, 2015

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On November 19, 2015, in Sierra Cub v. Village of Painted Post, New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, […]

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