Sen. Gustavo Rivera

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

New York State Senate Passes 23 Bills Geared Toward Curbing Heroin Use

The New York state Senate on Monday approved nearly two dozen bills intended to curb heroin use, including a measure to allow schools to administer a powerful heroin and opiate antidote.

06/09/2014

New York State lawmakers have proposed gas tax holiday legislation. (Photo: CBS 2)

Gas Tax Holiday Proposed For New York; Cuomo Launches Assault On Gouging

With gas prices reaching the stratosphere, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is mounting an aggressive campaign against price gouging. But some lawmakers say there may be a way to give drivers a cash break at the pump.

02/21/2013

Sen. Gustavo Rivera weighs in at one of the public events. (credit: Sen. Rivera via Facebook)

Sen. Gustavo Rivera Leads By Example In Effort To Make The Bronx Healthy

Rivera has dropped nearly 30 pounds in the past year while updating followers on his Facebook page of his progress.

05/22/2012

Handguns

New Yorkers March, Rally In Effort To Stop Gun Violence

The smiling faces of loved ones lost to gun violence decorated signs, shirts and buttons as the crowd marched to Times Square.

02/27/2011