Legislative Tracker Updated

The 2017 New York State legislative session is well underway, and I have updated my state bill tracker to reflect wine-related legislation that is now pending. So far, the issues that seem likely to dominate state policy discourse are wage and hour regulations, e-commerce and the Empire Wine saga, the possibility of a gas storage facility in the Finger Lakes, and the sale of wine and beer in movie theaters. At the federal level, tax, immigration, international trade, agriculture, and labor and employment policy changes could have a significant impact on the wine industry. Stay tuned for (somewhat infrequent) updates.