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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Hoylman’s “Manhattan Mom & Pop Tax Relief Act,” Suspending Unfair Tax On Manhattan Small Biz

Today, the New York State Senate’s Cities 1 Committee passed the Manhattan Mom & Pop Tax Relief Act (S.1548/A.3070) sponsored by State Senator Brad Hoylman (D/WF-Manhattan) Continue Reading →


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Small Biz Regulatory Assistance Bill For Businesses From Harlem To The Hudson Passes State Senate

The New York State Senate unanimously passed legislation today, S.28, introduced by Senator Anna M. Kaplan (D-Great Neck). Continue Reading →


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Thousands Join New York Disability Rally To Urge State Leaders For Care Not Cuts

Non-profit providers of supports to New Yorkers with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) were joined today by over 1,000 advocates. Continue Reading →


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NY Senate Passes Hoylman Bill To Assist Older LGBTQ New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis

Today, the New York State Senate passed legislation (S.78-A) sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman (D/WF-Manhattan) that adds older LGBTQ New Yorkers and those living with HIV/AIDS. Continue Reading →


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