Advocacy Accomplishments

Government Affairs

The Alliance represents New York City hospitality businesses in the halls of government and the media. This is an abbreviated list of our accomplishments in reducing regulatory burdens. 

Woman eating at restaurant next to an open window.

Air Conditioning & Open Storefronts


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Commercial Tenant Harassment Law Enacted


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Gas burning stove shown in dark room.

Con Edison Service for NYC Bars and Restaurants


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Full tip jar at a bar.

Limited Supervisory Authority Employees Can Receive Tips


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Old fashioned cocktail.

Self Certification of Liquor Licenses


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Wood & Coal Cook Stove Requirements


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"OMG! I love being a member! As a small business owner, I'm involved in all decisions affecting my operations. What I love about The Alliance is that this organization gives me access to the same experts and resources the major players have been utilizing for decades."

- Melba Wilson, Melba's Restaurant

"The Hospitality Helpline is by far my favorite benefit. When I reach out with a question, The Alliance team always responds right away with the information I need."

- Sally Chironis, Sally Chironis

"As CEO of Carmine's and Virgil's, and a member of The Alliance, I can personally attest to the significant ROI that we have received from our Alliance membership dues."

- Jeffrey Bank, Carmine's & Virgil's Real BBQ

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