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New York City’s watchdog investigates whether NYPD used official social media accounts to target public officials and private citizens

The Department of Investigation confirmed the probe, saying it was prompted by recent requests from City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams and the Legal...

09.05.2024 40

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New York outlaws sales of diet pills and muscle-mass builders to kids

Protein supplements and shakes are exempt, unless they contain another weight-loss or muscle-building ingredient.

26.04.2024 40

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Lawmakers advance measure to bring more booze to movie theaters in New York—'Someone should be able to enjoy a cocktail while they watch a movie,' senator says

New Yorkers would also be allowed to buy takeout cocktails at restaurants and bars for the next five years.

19.04.2024 10

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NYC’s rat problem is so out of control a lawmaker wants to give birth control to millions of rodents

City Council Member Shaun Abreu proposed a city ordinance that would establish a pilot program to use birth control on vermin instead of lethal...

15.04.2024 40

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Kathy Hochul unveils huge $500 million housing plan to fix New York state crisis, but she's avoiding the suburbs

Senate Democrats, meanwhile, are pushing for a housing agreement that focuses on tenant protections—not building more housing.

09.01.2024 30

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Prosecutors get Christmas wish as Kathy Hochul vetoes bill that would have made conviction challenges much easier

The Democrat said it would “up-end the judicial system and create an unjustifiable risk of flooding the courts with frivolous claims," in a veto...

25.12.2023 8

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Blow to labor as New York Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoes bill to ban noncompete agreements, citing search for 'right balance'

“I continue to recognize the urgent need to restrict non-compete agreements for middle-class and low-wage workers," she wrote in a veto letter.

25.12.2023 20

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New York bill could force Chick-fil-A to break its long-standing policy to close Sundays

The bill, introduced last week, is yet another salvo in a yearslong political battle involving the company, whose late founder Truett Cathy infused...

22.12.2023 10

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New York state to study reparations, saying slavery was not just 'a product of the South, the Confederacy'

California in 2020 became the first state to create a reparations task force.

20.12.2023 20

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New York governor Kathy Hochul signs bill creating commission to consider reparations for the persistent effects of slavery

It follows in the footsteps of similar task forces established in California and Illinois.

20.12.2023 10

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New York's Met Museum to return 16 looted artifacts, tied to art dealer accused of running a trafficking network, to Cambodia and Thailand

The pieces were tied to Douglas Latchford, an art dealer and collector accused of running a huge antiquities trafficking network out of Southeast...

18.12.2023 10

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New York state will spend $1bn to expand chip tech research: ‘There’s a race for global domination. That’s why we’re here’

The plan will eventually create 700 new jobs and includes the purchase of a next-generation lithography machine for making computer chips.

12.12.2023 10

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Pepsi is misleading the public about microplastics and is the Buffalo River's biggest polluter, Letitia James claims in new lawsuit

PepsiCo said in a statement that it was serious about “plastic reduction and effective recycling” without commenting on the lawsuit directly.

16.11.2023 10

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New York may ban noncompete employment agreements and Wall Street is not happy

The Public Policy Institute of the State of New York, an affiliate of the Business Council of New York, launched a $1 million ad campaign last month...

16.11.2023 10

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A New York state law requiring job ads to disclose salary ranges is going into effect—with ‘a lot of unintentional noncompliance’ predicted

Compliance with the state’s new pay transparency ordinance will be a challenge. Small firms might not even know about it.

17.09.2023 8

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