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So Is Stoop Drinking Legal Now? Not Quite.

It's finally warm outside, and those summer nights are here. The sun won't go down until 8:29pm this lovely evening. You may be craving...

If You’re Thinkin’ About Stoop Drinkin’, Will New Laws Keep Your...

It's finally warm outside, and those summer nights are here. The sun won't go down until 8:29pm this lovely evening. You may be craving...

Schumer Calls On FDA To Investigate Exploding E-Cigarettes

Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on the Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) to use its new regulatory powers to investigate — and possibly recall...

What To Do About Dog Owners Who Don’t Pick Up Poop?

There's no delicate way to say this, but the newly melted snow has left us to deal with some gross surprises -- AKA abandoned dog...

It May Soon Be Legal To Dine With Dogs At Your...

You are a signature away from being able to legally dine with your dog at outdoor and sidewalk cafes -- as long as the...

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...

From Our Neighborhood, First Lady Chirlane McCray Calls On Lawmakers To...

@Chirlane @JumaaneWilliams raise awareness about tenant rent regulations pic.twitter.com/JiYhWEqXJP — mercedes williams (@mercedesdoes1) June 4, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsNew York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray came to our...

From Our Neighborhood, First Lady Chirlane McCray Calls On Lawmakers To...

@Chirlane @JumaaneWilliams raise awareness about tenant rent regulations pic.twitter.com/JiYhWEqXJP — mercedes williams (@mercedesdoes1) June 4, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsNew York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray came to our...

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...

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...

Treyger Bill Encouraging Financial Literacy In Young Adults Signed Into Law

A new bill requiring the city to provide financial outreach and education to young adults was signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio...

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...

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...