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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, State Senator Michael Gianaris Announce New Bill to Ban Animal Sales in NY Pet Stores

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF- Manhattan) and State Senator Michael Gianaris (D-Queens) today announced the introduction of legislation to prohibit the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores across New York...

New York Moves One Step Closer to Raising Statewide Smoking & Vaping Age to 21

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) today announced that her bill (A588A/S2833) to raise the statewide smoking and vaping age to 21 years old passed the Assembly today by a vote of 105-23. The bill is expected to pass...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal’s Statement on City Issuing Broad Subpoena to Airbnb, Homeaway for Illegal Listing Data the Companies Refuse to Provide Voluntarily

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) today released the following statement after the City of New York announced that it had issued a broad subpoena demanding information about tens of thousands of illegal...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Announces Introduction of Legislation to Close Super Tower Mechanical Voids Loophole

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) announced the introduction of state legislation (A.5026) to close the mechanical void loophole, which is increasingly exploited by building developers. Void space is not currently...

Coalition of City and State Legislators Unveil Sweeping Reforms to Tackle Exorbitant and Unregulated Renters’ Security Deposits

New York, NY — Today, a broad coalition of City and State elected officials introduced legislative reforms to tackle a major affordability threat facing New Yorkers: exorbitant and unregulated security deposits. These legislative packages...

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