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New York State Senate Approves Tenant Protection Act

The New York State Senate approved the Tenant Protection Act of 2019, which will hold unscrupulous landlords criminally accountable for harassing renters. Last month, the...

New York Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Allow Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns

A New York lawmaker is proposing a bill to allow a requesting Congressional committee to obtain President Donald Trump’s state tax returns. On Monday, New...
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New York State Hires 19 Immigration Lawyers to Provide Free Legal Services to Immigrants

The State of New York hired 19 experienced immigration attorneys to provide free legal services to immigrants who need help, according to Governor Andrew...

USDA Faces Multistate Lawsuit over Decision to Reverse School Meal Nutrition Standards

A multistate coalition filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over its decision to weaken the federal nutrition standards for breakfasts...
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New York Assembly Passes Bill to Protect Tenants from Landlord’s Harassment

New York State lawmakers want to protect rent regulated tenants from crooked landlords who will seek to force then out of their homes. Earlier this...

New York Expands Case Against Purdue Pharma, Includes Other Opioid Manufacturers

The New York Attorney General’s office expanded its earlier lawsuit against Purdue Pharma to include its owners, the Sackler Family and other opioid manufacturers. On...
Measles Outbreak

New York County Declares State of Emergency Due to Measles Outbreak

A New York county declared a state of emergency for 30 days due to the ongoing measles outbreak that sickened over a hundred people...

Avenatti Arrested for Allegedly Attempting to Extort Nike

U.S. authorities arrested Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who previously represented Stormy Daniels in her case against President Donald Trump. Avenatti is facing federal extortion and...

Multiple States File Amicus Brief Challenging Public Charge Rule

A coalition of 19 Attorneys General filed a multistate amicus brief in support of the lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s new rule that would...
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New York State Assembly Passes Bill to Create Maternal Mortality Review Board

The New York State Assembly aims to find out the causes of maternal mortality and ways to improve the health of pregnant women across...

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Pres. Trump vows to challenge impeachment proceedings in the Supreme Court

President Donald Trump vowed to challenge impeachment proceedings against him in the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) if Democrats in the House...