Clinton said that Collins’ announcement on Monday is an “important moment” for professional sports and the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
On Sunday, State Sen. Diane Savino and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal announced state legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products.
The bikes are often used by delivery people and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the new law plugs loopholes and totally bans electric bikes from the streets of New York.
On Monday it was personal. Queens Councilman James Gennaro teared up as he joined Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Health Commissioner Thomas Farley to sponsor a bill to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products in New York City.
New York City mayoral race frontrunner Christine Quinn was bombarded Wednesday with questions about the so-called second coming of Anthony Weiner.
An article in New York Times Magazine said Weiner’s “political committee spent more than $100,000 on polling and research.” It also said his wife Huma Abedin is starting to think he should run.
Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn said lawyers will decide if the newly registered political action committee New York City is Not For Sale violated any campaign finance rules by launching million-dollar ad camapgin.
Former Chief of Department Joseph Esposito was questioned by about whether the police department has any program for tracking officers who may have a suspicious pattern of racial profiling in using stop-and-frisk tactics.
The newly registered political action committee, New York City is Not for Sale, launched its anti-Christine Quinn campaign Monday from the steps of City Hall.
Last month, Quinn announced city lawmakers had reached a deal to install an inspector general to monitor the nation’s biggest police department following criticism over the NYPD’s stop and frisk policy and widespread surveillance of Muslims.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and others are expected to reveal more information Friday about deal that was reached over paid sick leave.
The agreement will require businesses with 20 or more employees to provide five paid sick days to their workers beginning April 1, 2014.
Bloomberg said he has no intention of announcing who he’s backing, leaving the door open to possibly change his mind before November.
City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn announced last week that city lawmakers had reached a deal to install an inspector general to monitor the department.
San Francisco passed a paid sick leave measure. So did the state of Connecticut. It’s still on the table in the city of New York. Those pushing for it in New York spoke out at City Hall on Friday.
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