LET NY WORK IS GREAT NEWS FOR MANDATE RELIEF – WCA President William Mooney to Speak at Nov. 28 BEST4NY Meeting

A significant development for statewide mandate reform has just occurred with the formation of a statewide coalition called LET NY WORK. The coalition consists of 11 leading business, local government and education organizations with a six-poin

t plan to achieve mandate relief. The 11 coalition members are:

Associated General Contractors of New York State (Mike Elmendorf, President/CEO)
Business Council of New York State (Heather Bricetti, Acting CEO and President)
Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (Tom Stebbins, Executive Director)
National Federation of Independent Business (Mike Durant, NYS Director)
New York Conference of Mayors (Peter A. Baynes, Executive Director)
New York Farm Bureau (Jeff Williams, Manager of Governmental Relations)
New York State Association of REALTORS (Duncan MacKenzie, CEO)
New York State Council of School Superintendents (Robert Reidy, Executive Director)
New York State School Boards Association (Timothy Kremer, Executive Director)
Unshackle Upstate (Brian Sampson, Executive Director)
Westchester County Association (Bill Mooney, President)

Those focused on education should note particularly, the New York State Council of School Superintendents.

Coalition members issued similar press releases about LET NY WORK, for example:

http://blog.nyscoss.org/2011/11/01/council-joins-mandate-relief-coalition/
http://www.bcnys.org/whatsnew/2011/let-ny-work-media-packet-0111.pdf
http://www.unshackleupstate.com/news/press-releases/let-ny-work
http://www.nycom.org/documents/let-ny-work-media-packet-0111.pdf

A Westchester news story is at: http://westfaironline.com/2011/17096-action-plan-for-new-york/

William Mooney, President of coalition member Westchester County Association, explained LET NY WORK at BEST4NY's November 28, 2011, meeting.

Video: Robert Reidy, Executive Director of coalition member NYS Council of School Superintendents, discusses mandate relief and LET NY WORK in a 12 minute video at:

http://polhudson.lohudblogs.com/2011/11/01/live-video-member-of-let-ny-work-coalition-discusses-mandate-relief/

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