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Assembly Approves Legislation to Reduce Access to Guns for Individuals at Risk of Harming Themselves or Others

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh announced that the Assembly has passed legislation that would allow a court to issue an "extreme risk protection order" to restrict the purchase and possession of guns by individuals...

June 21, 2017
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Assembly Approves Bill to Close LLC Loophole in State Law to Help Establish a Level Playing Field in Elections

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Election Law Committee Chair Michael Cusick and Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh today announced the Assembly's approval of legislation to close the Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) loophole in the state's campaign...

June 12, 2017
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Kavanagh Applauds Court Decision to Uphold Rent Freeze

"Today, tenants in our community and across New York City got some good news. The landlord lobby had sued to overturn the Rent Guidelines Board's decisions not to raise legal rent levels. The court wisely rejected the landlords' arguments. For...

June 6, 2017
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Assembly to Pass Legislative Package to Expand Voting Opportunities

Package includes measure to provide early voting period Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Election Law Committee Chair Michael Cusick today announced the Assembly will pass a comprehensive package of legislation this week to...

May 15, 2017
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Retailers to Child Care Programs Must Act to Provide Non-Toxic Products, Report Finds

Advocates call on NYS to act for "Safer Stuff, Healthy Kids" Albany Retailers selling directly to early care and education programs, including child care programs and Head Start, need to do more to screen out harmful chemicals, a...

May 8, 2017
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