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New Catch Basin Law Will Bring Much-Needed Relief To Neighbors Dealing...

For neighbors who have long dealt with flooding in our area, a new law could bring some relief to our waterlogged streets. Mayor Bill de...

Savino Introduces ‘Caroline’s Law’ To Penalize Those Who Share Photos Of...

Senator Diane Savino re-introduced “Caroline’s Law” last week, creating a class A misdemeanor for public servants who distribute photographs of crime victims outside of their official...

Senator Diane Savino Bill Takes On ‘Subway Grinders’

Senator Diane Savino is cracking down on sleezy straphangers. The senator passed her “subway grinder” bill today which creates a felony charge for anyone who sexually assault commuters on...

Pushback In City Council Over Treyger’s Biking And Texting Legislation

The City Council took up Councilman Mark Treyger's controversial biking and texting bill this week, which seeks to fine cyclists caught using mobile devices while riding. Biking...

Sheepshead Bay Booze Cruise Critics Dispute Racism Claims, Proposed Ban Gains...

A proposed ban on booze cruises in Sheepshead Bay gained a Senate sponsor in Albany, while critics of the local industry fight back against allegations that...

Task Force Formed To Crack Down On Immigration Scammers

Fraudsters beware: a new task force launched yesterday to put phony lawyers who prey on vulnerable immigrants behind bars. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Mayor...

Where Do Our Lawmakers Stand On The Controversial 421-a Property Tax...

  This June, state lawmakers are expected to vote on renewing a 40-year-old tax exemption program, called 421-a, that tenant advocates and some local legislators have slammed as...

Lawmakers’ Agreements & Disagreements On Affordable Housing – And What That...

While the state legislators who members of the Flatbush Tenant Coalition visited in Albany on Tuesday were generally supportive of strengthening rent laws, not all of...

Lawmakers' Agreements & Disagreements On Affordable Housing – And What That...

While the state legislators who members of the Flatbush Tenant Coalition visited in Albany on Tuesday were generally supportive of strengthening rent laws, not all of...

Treyger Pushes For $500 Property Tax Rebates

Concerned by rapidly increasing property taxes for middle-class New Yorkers, the City Council is pushing a bill that would offer a property tax rebate of $500 for qualifying...