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Statement from Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris, Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal on Humane Society Investigation into Horrifying Conditions at USDA-Licensed Puppy Mills

New York – Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris and Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) issued the following statement after the Humane Society of the United States’ announcement of the results of a major investigation into puppy mills...

New York State Assembly Hearing on Alcohol and Drug Treatment During COVID-19 Paints Picture of Crisis

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), Chair of the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, held a hearing, in which it was revealed that the people with substance use disorder have been deeply affected by the colliding...

State Legislators Rosenthal and Harckham: Budget Cuts Will Severely Impact Substance Use Treatment Providers and Communities Statewide

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) and State Senator Pete Harckham (D-Hudson Valley), Chairs of the New York State Assembly and Senate Committees on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, respectively, today called the suggested...

NYS Legislators Urge Governor Cuomo to Extend Eviction Moratorium Beyond June 20th to Protect Tenants for Duration of the Health and Economic Crisis

New‌ ‌York,‌ ‌NY‌‌ ‌–‌ ‌A‌ ‌group‌ ‌of‌ ‌56‌ ‌New‌ ‌York‌ ‌State‌ ‌legislators‌ ‌urged‌ ‌Governor‌ ‌Cuomo‌...

Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal Letter from NYS Legislators to Governor Cuomo Regarding Eviction Moratorium and Court Closures

New York State Assembly and Senate Pass Legislation Extending Child Victims Act by One Year as Part of COVID-19 Emergency Relief Package

Albany, NY – The New York State Assembly and New York State Senate voted today to pass bill A.9036/S.7082, which will extend by one year the lookback window that was opened by the Child Victims Act (CVA). The bill passed in the State Senate by a...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal & State Senator Luis Sepúlveda Introduce New Legislation to Immediately Shutter New York's Live Markets to Reduce Risk of Disease Spread

New York, NY – New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) and State Senator Luis Sepúlveda today announced new legislation, A.10399, to shut down New York's live animal markets to help prevent the spread of zoonotic...

New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Celebrates Passage of Flavored E-Cigarette Ban in New York State Budget

New York, NY – New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) heralded passage of her legislation to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes, including menthol and mint, in the Enacted 2020-21 New York State Budget. Assemblymember...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Urges Statewide COVID-19 Residential and Commercial Rent Freeze

“At a time when millions of Americans and tens of thousands of workers have lost their income, it is vital that we immediately suspend statewide the payment of residential and commercial rent. Together with an eviction moratorium, a commercial and...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Urges Governor to Include Gig Workers in COVID-19 Emergency Economic Relief Package

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) yesterday sent to the Governor the letter below urging the Administration to include domestic workers, freelancers, gig workers, artists and other independent contractors in a COVID-19...
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