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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal’s Bill to Raise NYS Smoking and Vaping Age to 21 Passes Final Legislative Hurdle, Heads to Governor’s Desk

Albany, NY- Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF- Manhattan) today announced that her legislation (A558-A/S2833) to raise the statewide smoking and vaping age to 21 passed the Senate, and now heads to the Governor. Rosenthal's legislation passed...

Statement of Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal on NYS Attorney General Tish James’ Expansive Opioid Distributor Lawsuit

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) released the following statement: "The opioid overdose crisis has ravaged every community it has touched, and I am grateful for Attorney General Tish James’ bold move today to bring...

Joint Statement of Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal and State Senator Robert Jackson in Response to the New York City Planning Commission Meeting on Mechanical Voids Loophole

Albany, NY – “The mechanical void loophole is one of the newer contrivances developers are now exploiting to construct extra units of luxury housing. These units sit vacant, but drive up the cost of housing and living for all New Yorkers. These...

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...

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