Posts Tagged ‘Humane Society’

Assembly Member’s ‘Animal’ Instinct to Protect Wildlife

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

FW-Linda Rosenthal(as) Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal has worked on many important issues in the state legislature—affordable housing, services for the elderly, women’s rights—and now she’s zeroing in on another: shark fins. Last week, Rosenthal announced her co-sponsorship of a bill that would ban the sale and distribution of shark fins in New York State. The fins are [&hellip
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Who Will Save Them?

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Pets

Politicians argue over best way to save beleaguered animal shelter system   Most elected officials and animal rights advocates agree that New York City’s public shelter system is desperately in need of reform. Shelters are grossly overcrowded and understaffed, the city spends only 10 percent of the Humane Society’s recommended $8 per capita on its [&hellip
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