Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed a bill calling for the evaluation of the need for audible alarms on public school building doors, in commemoration of the Avonte Oquendo tragedy.
New York State Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) introduced a bill Thursday in which someone who is stopped from videotaping a police officer could sue for $25,000.
Sen. Joe Kyrillos and Senate President Steve Sweeney introduced a bill to cap the payouts at $15,000 for retiring school and government employees.
The City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposal to keep children from walking away from their schools unnoticed.
Just like sex offenders must register on a list, animal abusers in New York City could have to do the same under legislation passed this week by the City Council and headed to the mayor’s desk.
The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday approved a major change to the state’s medical marijuana program, which could permit marijuana in edible form for children.
Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey stepped up their push to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday, urging Gov. Chris Christie to allow GOP legislators to vote for the bill.
A Brooklyn business owner has been forced by the city to cough up $30,000 to have his sidewalk repaired – but he says it is the city’s fault that the sidewalk is broken.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday that he would veto a same-sex marriage bill again.
New York state lawmakers on Sunday discussed plans to take aim at religious discrimination in the workplace.
The U.S. Senate on Monday passed a bill that could end tax-free shopping on the Internet for many shoppers.
A bill that would add additional teeth to the ban on human trafficking has been approved by the New Jersey State Senate.
A group of women elected officials on Monday called for immediate action on the New York City bill that would require sick days for all those employed in New York City.
A New York City Councilman said he expects the Council to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of a bill that would have prevented employers from shunning out-of-work job-seekers.
A new New York state proposal would require criminal background checks to keep sex offenders from acquiring jobs at senior care facilities.