Posts Tagged ‘Bills’

Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Wellness for Seniors The elder support organization DOROT offers inexpensive wellness classes for seniors on the Upper West Side. This May and June, they will be holding regular sessions as well as one-time workshops to promote mental and physical health. On Tuesdays from 10–11 a.m., a licensed social worker facilitates a group chat to discuss [&hellip
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YOGA STUDIOS SAVED

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When the New York State Education Department announced onerous licensing requirements and a $50,000 penalty for yoga instructors who didn’t comply, State Sen. Eric Schneiderman and Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal fought back with a new bill that would exempt yoga studios from the requirements. But after the bills were introduced, the department reversed the rule [&hellip
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LEGISLATURE MOVES ON POLS’ BILLS

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Before the State Senate adjourned for the rest of the summer, the chamber passed three bills sponsored by local legislators. State Sen. Tom Duane’s Family Health Care Decisions Act will allow a patient’s family member, domestic partner or close friend to make health care treatment decisions once that individual has lost decision-making capacity. “This is [&hellip
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