Posts Tagged ‘Linda Rosenthal’

PUBLIC GETS FIRST LOOK AT RIVERSIDE SOUTH

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Upper West Siders got their first glimpse of the size and scope of Extell’s Riverside South development at an Oct. 30 meeting of Community Board 7’s Riverside South Working Group. About 100 citizens gathered at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital on Tenth Avenue to see Extell’s 8.2-acre proposal to build four residential glass towers and one commercial [&hellip
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ROSENTHAL GETS PERFECT SCORE

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The League of Humane Voters of New York City gave Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal a perfect score on her votes and bills relating to animal welfare. Rosenthal sponsored three successful animal-related bills that are now law. The laws grant orders of protection to pets, force manufacturers to label products made with real or fake fur, [&hellip
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ALBANY BILLS HARD TO PASS

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Albany is known for its dysfunctional legislature, which could explain why local legislators have a low success rate in getting bills signed into law in 2008. In the Senate, where Democrats are in the minority, State Sen. Bill Perkins introduced 34 bills. Two made it out of the Legislature, a success rate of 5.8 percent. [&hellip
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ANIMAL TESTING LAW

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Companies can no longer use animals when testing chemicals and cosmetics if a valid alternative method is available, according to a new law signed by Gov. David Paterson. The bill, sponsored by Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal, died in a Senate committee earlier this year but was recently revived. The law is the third of its [&hellip
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