New York City Council Considers Doubling Number Of Street Vendor PermitsThe Street Vendor Modernization Act would gradually double the number of permits over the course of seven years, allowing for 600 more street vendors each year.
Senior Citizens Outraged After N.J. Cracks Down On Lunchtime Bingo GameA group of senior citizens are outraged after they say they were banned from playing bingo.
City Councilman Espinal Announces Support for Horse-Drawn Carriage Industry; Ban Supporters ProtestCity Council Chair of Consumer Affairs Rafael Espinal Jr. said on Wednesday he does not support a ban on horse-drawn carriages in New York City.
21 Cash-For-Gold Businesses Cited By New Jersey Consumer AffairsThe 21 cash-for-gold stores from Edison to Emerson -- six in Fairfield alone -- are accused of using improper and unapproved scales.
Female Pedicab Driver Says Discrimination Has Reached A Dangerous LevelA female pedicab driver claims that getting cursed at, spit at, and kicked at work has become the norm and that a group of fellow drivers are to blame.
Contents Of Wayne Prom Dress Shop Being Auctioned By StateThe state says Red Carpet Pageant and Prom in Wayne failed to deliver dresses to at least 16 customers who had paid in full or part. The transactions totaled $5,400.
Equal Rights, Equal Price? NYC Fining Salons Charging Different Prices Based On GenderJonathan Mintz, the New York City Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, told 1010 WINS the consumer protection law is a civil rights law that prohibits people being treated differently based upon their gender.
NJ Launches Drug Abuse DatabaseMore than five years after New Jersey passed a law to start tracking prescription drug use, the state is launching a long-awaited database monitoring use of dangerous drugs with the intent of helping doctors spot abusers more quickly and authorities stop drug dealers.
Inspections Find Many New York City Supermarkets Overcharging CustomersInspectors visited nearly 2,000 stores in all five boroughs and found inaccuracies on price tags, scanners and scales.