NYC Lawmaker Wants Harsher Penalties For Large-Scale Gun TraffickersNew legislation backed by Sen. Jeffrey Klein would extend sentences for large-scale gun traffickers to a 15 year minimum, with a maximum of life in prison without parole.
Charter School Advocates Praise Budget Deal Between New York Leaders, Gov. CuomoThe deal includes the first ever state funded universal pre-kindergarten program as well as new protections for charter schools.
Eye On Politics: Sheldon Silver Pushes N.Y. DREAM ActNew York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says that the state should its own DREAM Act to help undocumented immigrants go to college.
NYS Assembly Leader Reserving Judgment On New State Senate Power-Sharing DealUnder the senate deal, the position of temporary president of the senate will alternate between the Republicans and the five-member IDC every two weeks.
GOP, Independent Democrats Take Control Of New York State SenateSenate Republicans and the Independent Democratic Conference on Tuesday struck a deal to take control of the Senate in an unprecedented power-sharing deal.
Democratic Lawmakers Want Doctor Tie Ban In New YorkSome lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.
Bronx Bridal Shop Owner Investigated For Alleged FraudThe Westchester District Attorney has launched a criminal investigation of a bridal shop owner following complaints from 34 clients.
Brides Riot Against Yonkers DressmakerScam allegations turns Lily Fleur Dress Shop into squared circle.

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