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N.Y. Assembly Members To Strengthen Abortion Protections

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The New York State Assembly has voted to strengthen the state’s abortion protections in advance of the Trump presidency.

As WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported, the bill updates a state law to reflect the standard set up by Roe v. 218 more words


Update on "Collette's Law" or rather Collette's Laaaaaawwwwwng journey to getting anything done in the political system because everything seems to be rigged.

Collette’s Law is going through some changes. It would be premature to make any official announcements, but it is still in the pipeline.

Shortly before what was supposed to be an official introduction, it was blocked by Patrick Jenkins. 337 more words

New York Assemblyman Bill Nojay Fatally Shoots Himself In Cemetery

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state assemblyman facing a Republican primary challenge next week and a fraud trial in Cambodia has killed himself. 193 more words


DC 37 Announces Key Endorsements in the City's Primary Election for State Legislative Seats


DC 37 has endorsed candidates for six state legislative races in New York’s Tuesday, Sept. 13 primary.

The union backs Sen. Roxanne Persuad, Democrat from Brooklyn’s 19th District. 353 more words


Republican Club president running against Kavanagh

By Sabina Mollot

For Stuyvesant Town resident Frank Scala, this is not his first time running for office in a race as a longshot candidate. In fact, it was just two years ago when Scala, who’s also the president of the Albano Republican Club, entered a race without even trying to win. 1,024 more words


'Tampon tax' officially eliminated in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York has become the most recent state to make tampons and feminine hygiene products exempt from local and state sales tax. 228 more words


State Lawmakers Include Plan To Expand Boozy Sunday Brunch Times, Fight Opioid Addiction

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Boozy Sunday brunches, expanded screening for breast cancer and a plan to confront opioid addiction all came out on top Friday as New York state lawmakers wrapped up the 2016 session. 730 more words