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Lawmakers want to give NY’ers preference for booking campsites
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Lawmakers want to give NY’ers preference for booking campsites

  A bipartisan bill sponsored by Senator John DeFrancisco, R-Syracuse, and Assemblywoman Margaret Markey, D-Maspeth, would give New York state residents preference in reserving space in state parks before accepting reservations from out-of-state residents. New York state has 180 state parks ranging from Long Island to Niagara Falls. The parks […]

Senate, Assembly pass bill allowing more public places to stock life-saving medication
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Senate, Assembly pass bill allowing more public places to stock life-saving medication

  The Senate and Assembly have passed a bill that seeks to save lives in emergency situations by making life-saving devices available in more public places. This bill would authorize, but not mandate, public venues such as restaurants, youth organizations, sports leagues, theme parks, sports arenas, day care and educational […]

Bed where patient is waited
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Aid-in-dying bill passes Assembly Health Committee in close vote

  The Assembly Health Committee on Monday reported the Medical Aid in Dying Act (A.10059/S.7579), which would allow terminally-ill, mentally competent, adult patients to self-administer prescribed medicines to end their own lives if suffering becomes unbearable. The Health Committee approved the measure by a 14-11 vote and it was reported […]