New York State Assembly
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New York State lawmakers have approved a bill allowing the city to install speed cameras in front of New York City schools.
A 10-part package of bills intended to protect women’s rights was derailed in the New York State Legislature Friday night, over concerns about a contentions late-term abortion proposal that was included.
The women, who also filed a claim against the Assembly, say they were hired by Assemblyman Vito Lopez last year and were subjected to sexual harassment by him. Just weeks before, Silver had settled claims by two other women against Lopez in a secret deal using $103,000 in public funds.
As the weather heats up and sun worshipers flock to the beach, people are relying on sunscreen to keep them from getting burned. But what many people don’t know is that some sunscreens expire.
One measure would require banks to negotiate a settlement with homeowners in foreclosure limbo. The other would impose criminal penalties for those committing fraudulent foreclosure practices.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The speaker of the New York City Council issued a sharp rebuke of a once-powerful state lawmaker who is seeking to become her colleague. As WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported, a […]
New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine’s bill would require that the number of tickets available to the general public be advertised.
The New York State Assembly voted Wednesday to suspend until 2015 any action on allowing gas drilling using fracking.
The New York State Assembly approved a bill Tuesday night that would increase the minimum wage to $9 hour and provide for automatic further increases tied to inflation.
New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D-Brooklyn) said Monday that he will be staying in the Assembly, even though he lost his committee chairmanship and seniority after a finding that he violated sexual harassment policies.
The city has been cracking down on the illegal conversions since a state law was passed last year. But the city council has plans to increase the fines on illegal hotel landlords to try to run the practice out of business.
They already make more money then lawmakers in 47 other states. And now New York State’s part-time legislators are reportedly trying to give themselves a big raise.
The current form asks for one bride’s name and one groom’s name. The gender-neutral versions would allow each person to choose whether he or she is a bride, groom or spouse.