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Linda Rosenthal

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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