Assemblyman David Weprin
In the wake of a suspected bias attack on a Columbia University professor earlier this month, state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) joined members of the Sikh Cultural Society Sunday in a rally against hate crimes.
Some lawmakers on Tuesday took issue with the city’s plan to give Madison Square Garden a $17 million property tax break every year for the past 31 years.
New York state lawmakers on Sunday discussed plans to take aim at religious discrimination in the workplace.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) said Tuesday they will not be ending a tax break enjoyed for three decades by Madison Square Garden.
Sen. Eric Adams and Assemblyman David Weprin want new legislation that would charge hit-and-run drivers in fatal crashes with a felony after a Brooklyn couple and their newborn son died as the result of a hit-and-run crash.
It turned out it was a neighbor who bought the guns a convicted felon used to kill two firefighters near Rochester on Christmas Eve, and now some state lawmakers want a way to jail people who knowingly give guns to criminals.
Two New York State lawmakers on Sunday calling for more protection for consumers against price gouging at the gas pump.
The gloves are off. The special election to replace Congressman Anthony Weiner has turned downright nasty.
Assemblyman David Weprin said he wants to reduce children’s exposure to secondhand smoke. The bill would apply even when the windows are rolled down.