Sen. Jeffrey Klein
New York state lawmakers joined former child models Sunday to release a report detailing the lack of labor protections for children who work as models.
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.
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says that the state should its own DREAM Act to help undocumented immigrants go to college.
State Sen. Jeffrey Klein has called for the substance dimethylamylamine, or DMAA, to be banned from sports nutritional supplements. The stimulant is available in pill, powder and drink form at vitamin and health food stores like GNC and the Vitamin Shoppe.
Furious Democrats who won a majority of seats in the New York State Senate have called a deal among Republicans and five Democrats to control the chamber a “coup.”
State Sen. Jeffrey Klein is proposing statewide legislation to expand second-degree manslaughter to include “bullycide.” The crime would be considered a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.