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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal’s Bill to Reduce Light Pollution, Increase Use of Energy Efficient Lighting Becomes Law

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) announced that her bill to create new lighting standards for state-owned or maintained facilities to reduce light pollution and increase the use of energy efficient lighting became...

December 18, 2014
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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Bill to Ban Tattooing and Piercing of Companion Animals Becomes Law

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) announced today that her bill to prohibit tattooing and piercing of companion animals was signed into law by the Governor. The bill passed both houses of the Legislature unanimously...

December 15, 2014
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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Law to Ban the Sale of Deadly Liquid Nicotine to Minors and Require Child-Resistant Packaging Becomes Law

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal announced that her bill (A.9299-D) to ban the sale of liquid nicotine to minors under the age of 18 and to require that all liquid nicotine sold in the state come in...

December 8, 2014
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Rent-Regulated Tenants Can Now File for Bankruptcy without Fear of Losing their Homes

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a 5-2 decision, today decided that rent-regulated leases are “local public assistance benefits,”...

November 20, 2014
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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Announces Passage Of Law Providing Retirement Credits To NYC Employees Called To Active Military Duty After 9/11

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) announced today that her bill to provide retirement credits to those who served in active military duty on or after September 11, 2001 and prior to January 1, 2006 will go into effect...

November 10, 2014
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