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Liz Krueger

Pomegranate frozen yogurt from Pinkberry. (Image from www.pinkberry.com)

After Lengthy Debate, NY Senate OKs Yogurt As State Snack

Lawmakers were discussing whether to approve legislation making yogurt the official state snack — which the ultimately approved in a 52-8 vote.

05/06/2014

Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

NYS Lawmakers Roll Out Measure To Tax, Legalize Marijuana

State Sen. Liz Krueger said her bill would bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for the state.

12/11/2013

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Activists On Both Sides Hold Events In NYC On Casino Issue

Two events were held Thursday in New York City for and against the proposal that, if approved, would allow the development of as many as seven casinos across the state.

10/31/2013

Residents on the Upper East Side are protesting against a proposed waste transfer facility. (credit: CBS 2)

Some Local Lawmakers: Building UES Garbage Center Makes No Sense

Citing the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy, opponents of a planned Marine Transfer Station at East 91st Street have filed a federal lawsuit to block construction of the garbage dump.

11/20/2012