JLC ??SEPTEMBER 1992 New York: The owners of several buildings, including the Empire State Building, have been sued for failure to provide adequate access to those with physical disabilities. The suits allege that inadequate entrances, restrooms, elevators, and other barriers prevent disabled people from fully using these facilities, thereby discriminating against them. Similar suits were filed in Washington, D.C., and California. The suits were filed within a week after the American Disabilities Act took effect. The ADA requires all public businesses to make themselves accessible as long as the cost of the changes don't impose "unreasonable" financial burdens. The law is expected to generate substantial business in retrofitting existing public businesses to provide accessibility. Maryland: County council candidates in Prince George's County are now prohibited from collecting campaign contributions from developers or anyone connected to a zoning application. The law