CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Verdi Cannabis Opens Store in Chelsea

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Verdi Cannabis Opens Store in Chelsea January 26, 2024 – Verdi Cannabis celebrated the grand opening of their new mid-town retail location. Located at 23rd and Seventh Avenue in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, the Verdi Cannabis grand opening featured a curbside truck offering THC-infused hot chocolate outside their retail storefront. In direct […]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Metro Package Store Association

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Metro Package Store Association January 5, 2024 – Thank you to New York State Senate Environmental Conservation Chair, Pete Harckham for recently sharing important conservation insights and issues affecting the wine and spirits industry with Michael Correra, Executive Director of the Metro Package Store Association (Metro) and Tony Russo (Owner of Aries Wine […]

Albany Team Attends NYS Senate Opening Day Reception

Albany Lobbying Team Attends NYS Senate Opening Day Reception January 4, 2024 – The New York State Senate is the upper house of the New York State Legislature and with sixty-three members representing New York State and its more than 19 million citizens, the legislature’s primary purpose is to draft and approve changes to the […]

Upcoming NYS 2024 Legislative Session – A Closer Look

Lobbying Insider Episode 105:  Upcoming NYS 2024 Legislative Session – A Closer Look   In this episode, Host Zack Fink speaks with Steve Malito, Partner, and Chair of the NYS Government Relations practice in Albany, and Nicole L. Weingartner, Director of State Government Affairs; also known on Instagram as “The Long Island Lobbyist” sit down […]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Helen Keller Hosts Assembly Members

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Helen Keller Services Hosts NYS Assembly Members November 13, 2023 – Partner Steve Malito, Chair of the New York State Government Relations practice recently hosted a tour at our client, Helen Keller Services for the Blind with two members of the New York State Assembly. New York State Assemblywoman Gina L. Sillitti (Assembly District 16) and NYS Assemblywoman Jodi […]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Metro’s 89th Annual Gala a Huge Success

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Metro’s 89th Annual Gala a Huge Success! October 31, 2023 – Last night the Metropolitan Package Store Association hosted its 89th Annual Dinner Gala at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach, NY honoring New York State Senator Iwen Chu (Member of the Senate Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee) with the 2023 Metro Small Business […]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: United Electrical Workers of America

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: United Electrical Workers of America September 18, 2023 – Partner and Chair of the New York State Government Relations practice, Steve Malito, was among leaders recognizing hero union electrician Pooran Mohabir, who rescued an elderly victim of a subway attack while he was on duty doing modernization of the 68th Street/Hunter College MTA […]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Viscardi Center Legislative Breakfast

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Viscardi Center Legislative Breakfast a Success! September 14, 2023 – Yesterday, Partner, Steve Malito and (Long Island Lobbyist) Nicole L. Weingartner of our Government Relations team coordinated The Viscardi Center’s 2023 Legislative Breakfast which was widely attended by state elected officials across Long Island and New York City. After a productive discussion about Viscardi’s legislative priorities and concerns, each elected […]

Malito Once Again Named to Albany Power 100 List

Malito Once Again Named to Albany Power 100 List

Malito Once Again Named to Albany Power 100 List May 30, 2023 – Partner, Steve Malito, Chair of our NYS Government Relations practice, was named to City & State Magazine’s 2023 Albany Power 100 list. For the past 20 plus years, Steve has worked hard as a government affairs professional, lobbying in the NYS Capitol […]

Malito in Wine Business on Proposed Albany Legislation

Malito in Wine Business on Proposed Albany Legislation

Malito in Wine Business on Proposed Albany Legislation May 19, 2023 – Steve Malito, Chair of DHC’s New York State Government Relations group, was interviewed by Wine Business for their article “NY Wine & Spirits Shops Defend Against Wine In Grocery Stores Bill.” As the lobbyist for the Metro Package Store Association, Malito shared his client’s […]