Proposed legislation

Sandy-Damaged East Rockaway Home Left Unlivable
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Sophia Hall
November 04, 2019 - 2:11 pm
A new bill in Albany is looking to help protect those affected by natural disasters, such as Superstorm Sandy, from fraudulent contractors.
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NYPD Traffic Stop
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Joe Avellar
August 20, 2019 - 5:48 pm
A Queens city council member wants the NYPD to report the race and ethnicity of every driver that is pulled over in a traffic stop.
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Cashless tolls
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May 23, 2019 - 6:25 pm
As late fees and confusion piles up over cashless tolling, a new bill has been introduced in New York to protect drivers.
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Person walking while texting in Union Square
diane39
May 17, 2019 - 1:05 pm
People distracted by their smartphones while crossing the street could soon face hefty fines in New York.
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Sheldon Silver
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May 07, 2019 - 6:48 pm
A new bill moving through the state Legislature would mandate politicians convicted of felonies return all campaign donations.
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April 19, 2019 - 6:58 pm
New York State lawmakers want to make prison inmates eligible for parole when they reach the age of 55 after serving 15 consecutive years.
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