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Kevin M. Bronner, Jr.

Government Relations Director
Albany

P 518-512-8700
F 518-242-7730
Kevin.Bronner@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Kevin M. Bronner, Jr., is a Government Relations Director in the Albany, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

With more than a decade of experience working in the New York State Executive and Legislative branches, Mr. Bronner has developed a broad knowledge of New York’s state government and the interrelationships of specific agencies and the state, as well as federal and local budget and regulatory processes. He is also well versed in the legislative process and has drafted and negotiated legislation, Article VII language and appropriations bills. Mr. Bronner has evaluated existing and proposed programs and legislation, and where appropriate, recommended alternative solutions to administrative, budgetary and/or organizational issues to achieve objectives.

While serving in government, Mr. Bronner worked on a wide range of topics that include, but are not limited to, alcohol control, cigarette and tobacco, economic development, financial services, gaming, general government, healthcare, local government, Native American, racing and wagering and taxation. This includes working on key legislation such as the creation of the Department of Financial Services, the Gaming Commission, and the Upstate NY Gaming Economic Development Act, along with working on the passage of the state’s recent corporate tax reform legislation.

Mr. Bronner has acquired a strong network of key state and local government officials stemming from his recent employment as Director of Policy and Research at The Business Council of New York State, Inc., and in previous positions with the New York State Senate Finance and Insurance committees. In addition, he was a consultant and researcher at The Empire Center for New York State Policy in Albany, New York.

While earning his master of public administration degree, Mr. Bronner worked as a budget analyst for the New York State Senate Finance Committee and for five years as a special assistant to the Commissioner of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Mr. Bronner also served as an intern in the New York State Senate.

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August 16, 2018
SHRM

Lisa Marrello and Kevin Bronner Author "New York Steps Closer to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Use"

August 16, 2018

Lisa Marrello and Kevin Bronner author "New York Steps Closer to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Use," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 9, 2018
City and State NY

Kevin Bronner is Spotlighted on "The 2018 Albany 40 Under 40" List

August 9, 2018

Kevin Bronner is spotlighted on "The 2018 Albany 40 Under 40" list published by City and State NY. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

July 18, 2018
Bloomberg BNA

Lisa Marrello and Kevin Bronner Discuss Implications of New York Legislature Approving Bereavement Leave Bill

July 18, 2018

Lisa Marrello and Kevin Bronner discuss implications of New York lawmakers approving a bill that would expand access to the current New York Paid Family Leave benefit to employees experiencing bereavement in "NY Could Join Tiny List of States Mandating Bereavement Leave," published by Bloomberg BNA. Subscription... Read More

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June 3, 2019

New York Bill to Amend Deceptive Trade Practices Law May Encourage Lawsuits

June 3, 2019

The New York legislature is considering significantly expanding the state’s deceptive trade practices law to cover “unfair” and “abusive” practices and to raise the minimum amount recoverable for proving a claim from $50 to $2,000. In addition, the bill (S.2407 and A.679) would authorize class actions “to recover actual, statutory and/or... Read More

April 10, 2019

Highlights from the New York FY 2020 Budget

April 10, 2019

New York legislators passed into law the fiscal year 2020 $175.5-billion budget on April 1, 2019, fully funding state government for the next fiscal year. Among the provisions enacted are many that affect labor and employment in general and the energy, media, finance, health care, and other industries in particular. This is the first... Read More

August 8, 2018

New York Steps Closer to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Use with Creation of Drafting Workgroup

August 8, 2018

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is setting the stage to begin debate over the legalization of marijuana for recreational use during the 2019 Legislative Session. The current marijuana program, restricted to medical marijuana usage, was signed into law in 2014. On August 2, 2018, Governor Cuomo announced the creation of a workgroup to... Read More

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