Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal
Manhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal has introduced a bill to ban cat declawing in New York, calling it cruel.
Tattooing or piercing an animal falls under New York’s animal cruelty statutes, however, it is not explicitly illegal.
It took a 4-year-old boy’s torture and death to expose a loophole in state law, some legislators in Albany say.
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 Assemblywoman Linda Rosenathal (D-Manhattan) joined activists Saturday in protesting what they called abusive labor practices of Domino’s Pizza in New York City.
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.
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.
The plastic devices called “e-cigarettes” carry no warning labels and are heavily advertised on the Internet.