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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Assemblymen Must Deny Harassment Allegations Or Resign

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that if two state lawmakers are guilty of sexual harassment claims against them, they need to resign.

12/31/2013

New York Assemblyman Micah Kellner (credit: New York State Assembly)

Probe Finds Assemblyman Sexually Harassed Staff

New York state lawmaker Micah Kellner violated the Assembly’s sexual harassment policy by making inappropriate comments to staff members in 2009 and 2011, an ethics committee investigation found.

12/30/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Harassment Allegations Against Assemblyman Cause Political Ripple

A Brooklyn City Council candidate has called for an investigation into New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan), after another scandal involving his opponent was discovered.

07/24/2013

St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

State Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Pub Crawls

While pub crawls might be great fun some, many neighbors find them to be enough of a nuisance that a New York State assemblyman has introduced legislation to ban them.

02/17/2013

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

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New York Assemblyman Calls For Betting Machines To Return To NYC Bars

Assemblyman Micah Kellner said that New York has been deprived of a legal way to bet on horse racing. They were in just a few spots, Kellner said, and they used to bring in $165 million a year.

05/05/2012

FILE - A cat sits in her cage at an Animal Care and Control Shelter in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Manhattan Borough President Stringer Wants Overhaul Of Animal Care and Control

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer says what’s needed is a new board of animal lovers and experienced fundraisers to raise money for better facilities and services.

08/20/2011

Frankie the chihauhua -- was rescued in a raid in Yaphank. (Photo/Mona Rivera)

New York Lawmaker Seeks To Save Shelter Animals With New Bill

State Assembly Member Micah Kellner is proposing a bill in the hopes of saving thousands of animals in shelters across New York from being euthanized.

05/16/2011

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