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