Harlem’s Franz Sigmund Leichter, New York State Assembly And Senate Member, 1930 –

Harlem‘s Franz Sigmund Leichter, born August 19, 1930, lived at 250 West 104th Street in Harlem, NY.

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WE ACT Board Chair, Rory Christian Named To The New York State Public Service Commission

The New York State Senate confirmed Rory Christian, a longtime supporter and current Chair of Harlem-based WE ACT Board of Directors, to Commissioner of the New York State Public Service Commission. Continue Reading →


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Here, Here, NY Senate Passes Hoylman Bill “Sammy’s Law” To Allow NYC To Lower Speed Limits

Today, the New York State Senate passed Sammy’s Law (S.524-A/A.4655-A) sponsored by State Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Richard Gottfried. Continue Reading →


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NY Senate Passes Senator Holymans Gender Recognition Act From Harlem To The Hudson

Today, the New York State Senate passed the Gender Recognition Act (S.4402-B/A.5465-D) sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell. Continue Reading →


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Bill Protecting Immigrants From Blackmail Passes New York Legislature

Today, the New York State Senate passed legislation aimed at protecting vulnerable immigrant New Yorkers from those who would threaten to reveal an individual’s immigration status. Continue Reading →


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NY Senate Updates Law On Real Estate “Salesmen” To Be Gender Inclusive

The New York State Senate passed legislation today, S.536, introduced by Senator Anna M. Kaplan,

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NY Senate Passes Hoylman Legislation To Translate State Agency Websites For Non-English Speakers

Today, the New York State Senate unanimously passed legislation (S.4716-A/A.6215-A) to require state agency websites to provide a translation into the top 12 languages spoken by New York State residents. Continue Reading →


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