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Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal & State Senator Luis Sepúlveda Introduce New Legislation to Immediately Shutter New York’s Live Markets to Reduce Risk of Disease Spread

New York, NY – New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) and State Senator Luis Sepúlveda today announced new legislation, A.10399, to shut down New York’s live animal markets to help prevent the spread of zoonotic...

New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Celebrates Passage of Flavored E-Cigarette Ban in New York State Budget

New York, NY – New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) heralded passage of her legislation to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes, including menthol and mint, in the Enacted 2020-21 New York State Budget. Assemblymember...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Urges Statewide COVID-19 Residential and Commercial Rent Freeze

“At a time when millions of Americans and tens of thousands of workers have lost their income, it is vital that we immediately suspend statewide the payment of residential and commercial rent. Together with an eviction moratorium, a commercial and...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Urges Governor to Include Gig Workers in COVID-19 Emergency Economic Relief Package

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) yesterday sent to the Governor the letter below urging the Administration to include domestic workers, freelancers, gig workers, artists and other independent contractors in a COVID-19...

Domestic Workers Letter

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Slams New York City as Law Department Files Notice of Intent to Appeal Court’s Decision in 200 Amsterdam Avenue Case

New York, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), who represents 200 Amsterdam Avenue in the New York State Assembly issued the statement below:“The building at 200 Amsterdam Avenue has been a flashpoint for the community and...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal’s Statement in Light of Devastating Death of a New York City Carriage Horse

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal made the statement below a day after a recording showed a New York City carriage horse painfully stumble and violently fall multiple times on the street before ultimately being dragged into a truck.“It...

Riding Rodeo Cruelty Out of Town – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, Advocates Rally in Albany to Spur Passage of Legislation to Ban Cruel Rodeo Acts

Albany, New York – New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) was joined by advocates from across the state at a press conference in support of her legislation (A.8554) to prohibit the use of cruel acts in rodeos, including...

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal & State Senator Alessandra Biaggi Introduce Three New Bills to Strengthen Laws Against Sexual Assault, Protect Survivors

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) and State Senator Alessandra Biaggi introduced three pieces of legislation to strengthen New York State’s laws against sexual assault and to protect survivors of adult sex crimes.S7090/A104...

Joint Statement of Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal & State Senator Jessica Ramos on Veto of SWEAT Bill

New York, NY – "Along with a diverse coalition of more than 100 advocacy organizations and workers, and after years of hard work, we are deeply disappointed by the veto of the SWEAT (Securing Wages Earned Against Theft) Bill (A.486-B/S2844-B), which...

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