NY Senators Calling For ‘50 Hour Learning Week,’ After School Program ExpansionSen. Jeffrey Klein said the proposal would combine traditional classroom work with other types of learning opportunities.
Report: Sex Offenders Live In NYC Public Housing Despite LawSome registered sex offenders live at New York City Housing Authority complexes despite a federal law barring them from public housing, according to a report released Tuesday.
CBS2 Exclusive: Bronx Father Confronts Bodega Over Son's K2 CrisisA Bronx man afraid of losing his son to K2 has taken a very bold step.
Sen. Klein Announces Funding For New Mobile Pet Adoption Center In The BronxThis will be the second mobile adoption center for the Animal Care & Control of NYC in the Bronx.
Lawmakers: Lack Of Labor Protections Allows For Abuse Of Child ModelsNew York state lawmakers joined former child models Sunday to release a report detailing the lack of labor protections for children who work as models.
Gas Tax Holiday Proposed For New York; Cuomo Launches Assault On GougingWith 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.
Eye On Politics: Sheldon Silver Pushes N.Y. DREAM ActNew York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says that the state should its own DREAM Act to help undocumented immigrants go to college.
Lawmaker Wants 'Risky' Supplement Additive Pulled From ShelvesState 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.
GOP, Independent Democrats Unite For State Senate MajorityFurious 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.”
New York Lawmakers Propose Bill Making 'Bullycide' A FelonyState 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.

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