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Sen. Liz Krueger

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

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Women’s Equality Bills Reintroduced In N.Y. Senate After Failure Last Year

A series of bills dubbed the Women’s Equality Act were reintroduced Tuesday in the New York State Senate, after the package was derailed last year over a contentious late-term abortion proposal.

05/20/2014

Grand Central Rezoning

City Planner: Rezoning Near Grand Central Will Transform Midtown East

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been thinking big even as his time at City Hall nears its end, pushing the City Council to approve a rezoning plan that could bring a new generation of skyscrapers to the area around Grand Central Station.

10/22/2013

Tiffany clock at Grand Central Terminal (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Lawmakers: Grand Central Area Rezoning Plan Is Bad For New Yorkers

Lawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.

10/01/2013

Occupy Wall Street returns to Zuccotti

OWS Protesters Re-Populate Zuccotti, Vow To Last Test Of Time Without Creature Comforts

In a four-page ruling, Supreme Court Justice Michael Stallman said that the protesters’ first amendment rights didn’t entitle them to camp out in the plaza indefinitely.

11/15/2011

Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg, NYC Taking Action Against 15 Illegal Hotels

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday that the city has taken action against 15 illegally converted hotels since May 1, when a new state law targeting illegal hotels went into effect.

05/15/2011

Motorized bicycles

New Yorkers Fed Up With ‘Motorized Bicycles’

There’s a new type of vehicle on New York City streets and sidewalks that slips through the cracks of city and state regulations. And it turns out both pedestrians and politicians are demanding action.

02/08/2011