Linda Rosenthal

Hansom Cab File Photo (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Lawmakers Calling For An End To Horse-Drawn Carriages In NYC

There has been much debate over the years about the treatment of horses used for hansom cabs in New York City. Now, two state lawmakers are calling for an end to the popular tourist attraction.

06/04/2011

Lawmakers announce a proposal calling for an official New York State dog (credit: Stan Brooks/1010)

Will New York Get An Official State Dog?

Assemblymembers Micah Kellner and Linda Rosenthal are proposing that adopted shelter and “rescue” dogs become the official state canine.

04/21/2011

E-Cigarette (ROBIN UTRECHT/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Lawmakers Advance Bill That Would Ban ‘E-Cigarettes’

Some Albany lawmakers want manufacturers to prove to the FDA that e-cigarettes are an effective smoking cessation aid in order to sell them to adults.

01/25/2011

Governor Paterson Signs Bedbug Disclosure Act

Apartment dwellers have a new layer of protection against pesky bedbugs. A new law signed by the governor forces landlords to disclose a one-year history of bedbug infestations.

08/30/2010

Dangerous Upper West Side intersection

Lawmakers Livid Over UWS ‘Bow-Tie’ Intersection

There was fury and anger Monday night over the failure of the Department of Transportation to fix a dangerous Upper West Side intersection for over three years.

CBS 2–08/02/2010

Dangerous Upper West Side intersection

Lawmakers Livid Over UWS 'Bow-Tie' Intersection

There was fury and anger Monday night over the failure of the Department of Transportation to fix a dangerous Upper West Side intersection for over three years.

CBS 2–08/02/2010

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