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New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks during a news conference on marriage equality in Albany, N.Y., on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn Lobby To Legalize Gay Marriage In NY

“I’m extremely optimistic that when the bill gets to the floor, it will pass, the governor will sign it and marriage equality will finally be the law of our great state,” Quinn said.


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Paterson Signs Anti-Bullying Law

A new law requires New York school districts to protect children against bullying because of their sexual orientation or weight.