Musicians and dancers in 2015 and 2017 affiliated with the Coalition submitted statements supporting repeal of the Cabaret Law and litigation challenging the law.
Alan Sugarman provided post hearing Comment to the New York City Council in connection with a proposed bill to regulate M.A.R.C.H., after Sugarman testimony to City Council Committee. Sugarman questioned whether M.A.R.C.H. should even exits and detailed a number of improvements to strengthen the bill, which was enacted as Local Law 220 of 2019.
Fifteen months after repeal of the Cabaret Law, there was little evidence of reform of the Zoning Resolution and representative of the Department of City Planning at hearings held by the new Nightlife Office indicated no interest in studying the issue. Three letters were then sent to the Department.