Rep. Israel Calls For Federal Hotline To Help Hate Crime VictimsLong Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday introduced legislation to set up a national toll-free telephone service, and a secure website, to attend to victims of hate crimes.
Woman Calling NJ TRANSIT Customer Service Reaches Dating Line InsteadThe transit agency surrendered the number in question in 2008. The phone company apparently reassigned it.
NY Sets Up Hotline For Voter Language, Access IssuesAttorney General Eric Schneiderman said his office will enforce federal and state voting rights laws to help ensure those who speak languages besides English or have disabilities are able to vote.
De Blasio: City Must Do More To Fight Post-Sandy Mold InfestationNew York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Saturday announced a plan to fight the proliferation of mold in homes and businesses that sustained flooding during Superstorm Sandy.