Proposed N.Y. State Law Would Crack Down On Illegal Airbnb RentalsA new report issued Monday claims that 55 percent of unique Airbnb listings in New York City are for an entire apartment or home and likely violate state law.
Manhattan Assemblywoman Wants To Make Cat Declawing IllegalManhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal has introduced a bill to ban cat declawing in New York, calling it cruel.
New York Assemblywoman Rosenthal Pushes Law To Ban Tattooing AnimalsTattooing or piercing an animal falls under New York's animal cruelty statutes, however, it is not explicitly illegal.
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.
Lawmakers: End Madison Square Garden Tax BreakSome 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.
Activists, Assemblywoman Protest Over Domino's Pizza Labor PracticesNew 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.
Stringer, Others Call On DHS To Suspend Moving Homeless Families Into UWS BuildingsManhattan 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.
Bright Billboard Battle Intensifies On NYC's Upper West SideSome 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.
E-Cigarette Ban Under Consideration In NYThe plastic devices called "e-cigarettes'' carry no warning labels and are heavily advertised on the Internet.