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Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal

The dog pictured is not the one that was recently tattooed (Credit: Clip Art)

New York Assemblywoman Rosenthal Pushes Law To Ban Tattooing Animals

Tattooing or piercing an animal falls under New York’s animal cruelty statutes, however, it is not explicitly illegal.

03/07/2014

Myls Dobson

State Lawmakers Look To Close Loophole With ‘Myls’ Law’

It took a 4-year-old boy’s torture and death to expose a loophole in state law, some legislators in Albany say.

01/14/2014

Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lawmakers: End Madison Square Garden Tax Break

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.

09/24/2013

Domino's Pizza

Activists, Assemblywoman Protest Over Domino’s Pizza Labor Practices

New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenathal (D-Manhattan) joined activists Saturday in protesting what they called abusive labor practices of Domino’s Pizza in New York City.

04/13/2013

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Stringer, Others Call On DHS To Suspend Moving Homeless Families Into UWS Buildings

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and others have come out against the City Department of Homeless Services and its plan to open a large-scale homeless shelter in a residential area on the Upper West Side.

08/07/2012

The new Duane Reade electronic billboard at 72nd Street at Broadway is impossible to miss and already creating a big buzz - and complaints. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bright Billboard Battle Intensifies On NYC’s Upper West Side

Some residents on the Upper West Side say their homes are being invaded by flashing lights, and they can’t turn them off. The bright light battle began with this week’s grand opening of a chain drug store.

03/18/2011

The inventor of the electronic cigarette, Hon Lik, smokes his invention - Beiijng, China - May 25, 2009 - Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

E-Cigarette Ban Under Consideration In NY

The plastic devices called “e-cigarettes” carry no warning labels and are heavily advertised on the Internet.

01/24/2011