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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Announces $3 Million for Programs that Serve Runaway and Homeless Youth Populations in Assembly One-House Budget Proposal

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal today announced that the Assembly one-house budget proposal increases funding for these critical programs by $3 million, after advocating for increased funding for programs that provide support to...

March 9, 2015
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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Celebrates Ringling Bros. Circus Decision to Phase Out Use of Elephants Acts in Three Years

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) today celebrated the decision by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to phase out the use of elephant acts by 2018. “I am beyond pleased that Ringling Bros. took this...

March 6, 2015
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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal’s Bill to Require Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods Passes Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal’s (D/WF-Manhattan) legislation, A.617, which would require labeling of certain food products that are genetically engineered (GE), was successfully reported out of the...

March 3, 2015
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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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