Lawmakers Propose Letter Grade System For NYC Day Care CentersState Sens. Jeff Klein of the Bronx and Diane Savino of Brooklyn released an investigative report Thursday, naming the day care centers with persistent and dangerous health code violations.
NY Lawmakers Want Banks Held Accountable For 'Zombie Properties'Officials are warning the foreclosure crisis in the boroughs isn't over and are taking aim at so-called "zombie properties."
NY Lawmakers Propose Bill Banning Sex Offenders From Family SheltersCity Councilman Jimmy Vacca said he was shocked when he found out two sex offenders were allowed to live at the Crystal Family Residence in the Bronx.
'Rusty,' Four Other Horses Housed On Condemned Property In The BronxState Sen. Jeff Klein and neighbors have taken up the cause of Rusty, who, along with four other horses, is confined to a stable among dilapidated shacks on the East End of Pelham Parkway.
Sen. Jeff Klein Wants To Improve Interaction With Mentally Ill In Police EmergenciesSt. Sen. Jeff Klein is proposing a bill aimed at putting police in a better position to respond to emergencies involving the mentally ill.
Yonkers City Council Calls For Wage FreezeTo save about 700 jobs in the city, the Yonkers City Council voted to have an across-the-board wage freeze.
New York City Health Department Wants All 'Alcopops' BannedYou may have heard of "alcopops.” They're carbonated fruit drinks with an alcoholic punch. Kids are breaking the law to get their hands on them, but the New York City Health Department is stepping in to try to stop that from happening.