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Legislation Authorizing Safer Consumption Spaces for Supervised Injection Introduced in New York State

New York, NY – In response to New York State's overdose epidemic, Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) introduced legislation authorizing safer consumption spaces as an emergency public health tool to combat overdose...

June 21, 2017
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Assembly Passes Child Victims Act 129-7 Pressure is now on the State Senate to act

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal today announced the Assembly's passage of the Child Victims Act, A.5885-A, which would help get dangerous pedophiles off the street and deliver long awaited justice to survivors of childhood...

June 21, 2017
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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal’s Bill to Include Electronic Cigarettes in Clean Indoor Act Passes Assembly & Senate

New York, NY – New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) today announced passage of her bill, A.516-A, which would extend the protections of New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include...

June 20, 2017
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New York Takes Sides in Bathroom Wars Passes Bill to Designate as Gender-Neutral Restrooms in State-Owned, Operated Facilities

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) today, during Pride Week, announced passage of her bill to designate as gender-neutral all restrooms in all state-owned and operated facilities. "Across the country,...

June 20, 2017
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Rosenthal: Bill Will Make Tampons Available for Free in New York’s Correctional Facilities and County Jails

Albany, NY – A bill sponsored by Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) to provide free feminine hygiene products in prisons in New York State passed the Assembly Monday, 142-1. “Tampons are fundamental health necessities, and women...

June 14, 2017
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