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Marijuana Legalization Meeting Tuesday As Brooklyn’s First Dispensary Is Planned
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Marijuana Legalization Meeting Tuesday As Brooklyn’s First Dispensary Is Planned

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – The office of Governor Andrew Cuomo [https://www.ny.gov/regulated-marijuana/regulated-marijuana-listening-sessions#] is holding a listening session on Tuesday in Downtown Brooklyn to gather feedback on proposed plans to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in New York State. 202 Flatbush Avenue where Citiva’s medical marijuana facility

Gov. Cuomo Buries Plastic Bag Fee, Calling It ‘Deeply Flawed’
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Gov. Cuomo Buries Plastic Bag Fee, Calling It ‘Deeply Flawed’

James Madison High School students and teachers celebrate creating the borough’s longest chain of plastic bags, 2016. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites) Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a moratorium on the controversial plastic bag fee [/albany-legislators-working-block-nycs-plastic-bag-fee-sheepshead-bay/] set to begin today, effectively killing the bill after a long battle in

“Full Force of Law” Will Be Used To Address Spike In Hate Crimes, Say Brooklyn DA & Gov
Central Brooklyn

“Full Force of Law” Will Be Used To Address Spike In Hate Crimes, Say Brooklyn DA & Gov

Photo via Governor Cuomo’s Facebook page [https://www.facebook.com/GovernorAndrewCuomo/].In the wake of a reported spike in hate crimes after last week’s presidential election, local officials are taking action. As first reported by the New York Daily News [http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/new-york-state-launches-hotline-discrimination-complaints-article-1.2874631]

‘Full Force of Law’ Will Be Used To Address Spike In Hate Crimes, Say Brooklyn DA & Gov
News

‘Full Force of Law’ Will Be Used To Address Spike In Hate Crimes, Say Brooklyn DA & Gov

Photo via Governor Cuomo’s Facebook page [https://www.facebook.com/GovernorAndrewCuomo/].In the wake of a reported spike in hate crimes after last week’s presidential election, local officials are taking action. As first reported by the New York Daily News [http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/new-york-state-launches-hotline-discrimination-complaints-article-1.2874631]

Cymbrowitz Hails New Legislation To Combat Heroin & Opioid Crisis
Health

Cymbrowitz Hails New Legislation To Combat Heroin & Opioid Crisis

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz holding the signed bill. (Photo provided by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz’s office)Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz joined Governor Andrew Cuomo and other state lawmakers in Staten Island last week for the signing of a package of legislation to combat the state’s heroin and opioid crisis [/gun-busts-rise-cops-escalate-drug-raids-sheepshead-bay/]. Cymbrowitz,

Weinstein Bill To Address “Zombie Homes” Signed Into Law
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Weinstein Bill To Address “Zombie Homes” Signed Into Law

Trash piles up behind the wooden walls around the property. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)Legislation introduced by Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein to address so-called “zombie homes” — abandoned and foreclosed properties — was signed into law [https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-signs-sweeping-legislation-combat-blight-vacant-and-abandoned-properties] last week. The bill, passed as part of the

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