Sen. Phil Boyle

Harrison Selnick, 7, uses a nebulizer to quell asthma attacks. (Credit: CBS2)

New N.Y. State Law Allows Kids To Bring Anti-Asthma Nebulizers Onto Athletic Fields

A new law goes into effect Wednesday that will help some kids – and their parents – breathe easier.

06/30/2015

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

New York Legislature Passes Package Of Anti-Heroin Bills

The 11 bills target issues raised during testimony given by dozens of experts, parents, and concerned New Yorkers at forums held by a Senate task force, officials said.

06/19/2014

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

State Senate Committee Advances Medical Marijuana Bill

The Republican-led New York State Senate Health Committee approved a medical marijuana bill on Tuesday.

05/20/2014

Revenge Porn

State Senator: New York Law Against Revenge Porn Should Be Tougher Than Calif. Law

A New York State Senator who is seeking a statewide ban on revenge porn said this week that a similar law in California does not go far enough.

10/05/2013