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Jane McLaughlin has extensive governmental and legislative experience, having served as Director of Legislative Affairs in the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Legislative Counsel in the New York State Department of Health, and as Legislative Counsel and Committee Director in the New York State Senate. Jane has also served as counsel to the New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officers (NYCOM), working on various matters pertaining to municipal government. She has worked on a wide variety of matters and legislation, including matters involving the environment, health care, procurement, telecommunications, election law, and water/sewer law.

Governor Kathy Hochul’s Executive Budget proposal (the Transportation, Economic Development, and Environmental Conservation budget bill (A.8808/S.8308)) includes two pivotal energy proposals: the Renewable Action Through Project Interconnection and Deployment Act

Continue Reading New York State Proposes ‘Rapid Act’ and Other Bill to Aid in Transition to Renewable Energy and Away From Natural Gas

On Sept. 27, 2023, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released a draft policy (DEP-23-1) to implement the environmental justice provisions of the Climate Leadership and Community

Continue Reading New York Regulator Releases Draft Policy to Implement Environmental Justice Provisions of NY Climate Law

On Dec. 20, 2021, the New York State Climate Action Council (Council) voted unanimously to approve the most recent draft of the scoping plan, a roadmap to achieve compliance with
Continue Reading New York State Environmental Regulator Issues Draft Plan to Achieve GHG Emissions-Reduction Goals