Municipalities within the Adirondack and Catskill parks could find it easier to make infrastructure and utility improvements if Proposal Three is approved by voters on November 7. On Election Day, New Yorkers will have the chance to vote “yes,” granting Adirondack and Catskill communities the right to make infrastructure adjustments […]
Month: October 2017
Publisher’s Corner There are those who believe that I have been less than kind in my writings about Carl Heastie, the Speaker of the New York State Assembly. I have been calling him “Boss Heastie” because of his former job as the Boss of the Bronx political machine. He […]
The National Organization of Women’s New York chapter has created a sexual harassment hotline for women in politics and state government. In light of recent news stories about long running sexual harassment and assault moving to the forefront of our national discourse, NOW-NY cites Albany’s own history or sexual […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law this week adding e-cigarettes to the list of tobacco products prohibited from being used indoors under the Clean Indoor Air Act. On Monday, Cuomo signed legislation (S.2543-a /A.516-a) that attaches the various forms of electronic smoking devices to traditional tobacco products as part of […]
Our very own Bryce Eckwall sat down with Jennifer Wilson, program and policy director for League of Women Voters of New York State, about why the organization is supporting a ‘yes’ vote on Proposal 2 on November 7th.
Citing the concerns of police, Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed legislation on Monday that would have legalized knives with assisted opening. The bill, similar to legislation passed by both houses in 2016, sought to clarify language under Penal Law which makes any knife opened “solely by the force of gravity or […]
Pets will now be allowed to board New York City public transportation in the wake of a natural disaster. On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that sympathizes with evacuating pet owners and instructs the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to permit animals on board buses, trains and subways […]