Cuomo: Assemblymen Must Deny Harassment Allegations Or ResignNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that if two state lawmakers are guilty of sexual harassment claims against them, they need to resign.
Probe Finds Assemblyman Sexually Harassed StaffNew 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.
Harassment Allegations Against Assemblyman Cause Political RippleA 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.
State Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Pub CrawlsWhile 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.
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.
New York Assemblyman Calls For Betting Machines To Return To NYC BarsAssemblyman 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.
Manhattan Borough President Stringer Wants Overhaul Of Animal Care and ControlManhattan 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.
New York Lawmaker Seeks To Save Shelter Animals With New BillState Assembly Member Micah Kellner is proposing a bill in the hopes of saving thousands of animals in shelters across New York from being euthanized.
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.