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New York Suburb to Declare Measles Emergency, Barring Unvaccinated Children From Public

Rockland County’s move to limit the movement of unvaccinated minors is its latest effort to fight New York State’s worst measles outbreak in decades.
Tags: Measles, Epidemics, Rockland County (NY, New York State


Congestion Pricing in Manhattan, First Such Plan in U.S., Is Close to Approval

After years of hesitation, the governor and lawmakers reached agreement on the plan, which would help to provide badly needed financial assistance for mass transit.
Tags: Congestion Pricing, Commuting, State Legislatures, Budgets and Budgeting, Roads and Traffic, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Cuomo, Andrew M, Heastie, Carl E, New York State, New York City


Congestion Pricing in Manhattan, First Such Plan in U.S., Close to Approval

After years of hesitation, the governor and lawmakers reached agreement on the plan, which would help to provide badly needed financial assistance for mass transit.
Tags: News, New York City, Manhattan, Commuting, New York State, Cuomo, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, State Legislatures, Budgets and Budgeting, Andrew M, Roads and Traffic, Congestion Pricing, Heastie, Carl E


New York Today: New Jersey Nears Vote on Marijuana Legalization

Monday: New Jersey and New York be years apart on allowing the recreational use of cannabis.
Tags: New York, News, Marijuana, New York City, New Jersey, New York State, Women and Girls


New York Today: Marijuana: Where New York and New Jersey Stand on Legalization

Monday: The neighboring states may be years apart on legalizing the recreational use of cannabis.
Tags: News, Marijuana, New York City, New Jersey, New York State, Women and Girls, New Jersey Stand


New York Today: Where New York and New Jersey Stand on Marijuana

Monday: The neighboring states may be years apart on legalizing the recreational use of cannabis.
Tags: New York, News, Marijuana, New York City, New Jersey, New York State, Women and Girls, New Jersey Stand


‘Not Just One of the Boys’: How Women Fought Their Way to N.Y.’s Seat of Power

A century after the first two women arrived in Albany, New Yorkers elected a record number of women to state government. Here are the stories about how they made their mark.
Tags: Elections, News, Shirley, Albany, New York State, Women's Rights, Crystal, Andrea, Salazar, State Legislature, Motley, Weinstein, Chisholm, Hoffmann, Law and Legislation, State Legislatures


A Pied-à-Terre Tax Will Bring Revenue New York Needs

A tax on second homes of over $5 million won’t solve income inequality, but it could help boost the city’s coffers.
Tags: News, New York City, Income Tax, Income Inequality, Property Taxes, New York State, Manhattan Institute, State Legislatures, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Office of the Comptroller (NYC, Real Estate Board of New York


Nonfiction: Preet Bharara Remembers His Busy Tenure as a U.S. Attorney

“Doing Justice,” Bharara’s new book, is not only a memoir but also a manual on how the justice system is a guide to life.
Tags: News, Podcasts, New York State, Preet Bharara, Bharara, Books and Literature, Preet, U.S. Justice Department


Amy Schumer, Amy Poehler and Other Stars Stand Up for Waitresses. The Response: No, Thanks.

A group of Hollywood actresses want New York to apply the minimum wage to those who earn tips, saying it would make servers less vulnerable to harassment.
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Celebrities, News, Sexual Harassment, New York State, Cuomo, Wages and Salaries, Women and Girls, Labor and Jobs, Andrew M, Actors and Actresses, Tips and Tipping, Waiters and Waitresses, MeToo Movement, Amy Schumer Amy Poehler


Six Women Who Are Revolutionizing the World of Fly Fishing

To the casual observer, the world of fly fishing may look like a totally male-dominated endeavor. Dig a little deeper, however, and you will inevitably discover the long-held and enduring legacy that female anglers have imprinted on the sport. It was Joan Wulff who changed the sport forever. In 1943, at the age of sixteen, she walked away with top honors in the national dry fly accuracy championship. From there she would go on to rack up twenty-one additional casting titles before ultimately win...
Tags: Japan, Montana, Virginia, Sport, Chicago, Cycling, Patagonia, Portland Oregon, North Carolina, British Columbia, South Carolina, New York State, University Of Michigan, National Park Service, Ann Arbor, Greenville


9 Fund-Raisers in 1 Night: Democrats Vow Reform in N.Y., but Money Still Flows

Albany has long been a magnet for back-room influence peddling through lobbyist donations, and that tradition is being upheld with gusto.
Tags: News, Albany, New York State, Politics And Government, Lobbying and Lobbyists, State Legislatures


Homeless boy wins New York State chess championship: 'I want to be the youngest grandmaster'

An 8-year-old homeless Nigerian refugee has won the New York State chess championship for his age bracket. He learned the game about a year ago.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, New York State


8-year-old living in homeless shelter wins New York chess championship: 'I want to be the youngest grandmaster'

An 8-year-old won the New York State chess championship for his age bracket. He learned the game about a year ago.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, New York, News, Usa Today, New York State


Trump Crackdown Unnerves Immigrants, and the Farmers Who Rely on Them

It has long been an open secret that some farms survive by relying on an undocumented labor force. Now, tough immigration enforcement has caused a crisis.
Tags: News, Apples, New York State, Dairy Products, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Agriculture and Farming, Wines, Labor and Jobs, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Migrant Labor (Agriculture


Anti-vax parents sue to keep unvaccinated kids in school during outbreak (ars technica)

Enlarge / A baby with measles. (credit: CDC) As New York’s Rockland County grapples with a large and lengthy outbreak of measles, a group of anti-vaccine parents sued officials for temporarily barring their unvaccinated children from school—and the county is not having it. In a fiery response, Rockland County Attorney Thomas Humbach forcefully defended the legality of the county’s move, which was intended to thwart the spread of disease. He also went so far as to cast doubt on the validity of...
Tags: New York, News, Cdc, New York State, Beth Mole, Rockland County, Thomas Humbach, Rockland County Health, Patricia Ruppert, Humbach


Trump Can Be Sued for Defamation by Summer Zervos, ‘Apprentice’ Contestant, Court Rules

In a split decision, an appellate panel of the New York State Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit against the president can proceed.
Tags: News, New York State, New York State Supreme Court, United States Politics and Government, Decisions and Verdicts, Libel and Slander, Manhattan (NYC, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Constitution (US, Immunity from Prosecution, Zervos


NYC plans to expand Manhattan to protect against rising seas

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday his $10-billion plan to protect lower Manhattan against sea level rise and storm surges.The plan calls for creating new land that would extend the lower part of the island by about two city blocks.As sea levels rise around the globe, cities are experimenting with various methods to protect themselves. None New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has a bold and expensive plan to protect lower Manhattan from sea level rise and the next major storm: ...
Tags: Climate Change, NYC, Washington, New York City, Environment, Cities, Infrastructure, Innovation, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio, Miami, Brooklyn Bridge, New York Magazine, New York State, De Blasio, Rotterdam


‘Apprentice’ contestant’s Trump defamation suit can proceed, appeals court rules

By JENNIFER PELTZ NEW YORK— A New York appeals court ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump isn’t immune from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former “Apprentice” contestant who accused him of unwanted kissing and groping. A panel of judges on the Supreme Court Appellate Division said in their ruling, in a case brought by Summer Zervos, that the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution doesn’t require trials in state court to be delayed until the president is out of office. Citing a U.S. Sup...
Tags: Lawsuit, New York, News, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, United States, Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, New York State, Southern California, Trump, Huntington Beach, U S Supreme Court, JENNIFER PELTZ, National News


Are the NY State Charges Shoddier Than They Look?

[Request for opinions and guidance from lawyers and especially ones working in New York State toward the bottom of this post.] Let me share a few thoughts and tips on the new Manafort charges from Manhattan, DA Cy Vance, Jr. They are twofold. Prosecutors I’ve spoken to seem close to unanimous that the indictments appear poorly drafted. Perhaps this is just the first bite at the apple and they’ll be revised or tightened. I don’t know. But related to that and likely more important: at least some o...
Tags: New York, News, Manhattan, Cy Vance, New York State, Josh Marshall, Manafort, Editor’s Blog


Maple Leafs’ News: Losing Streak, Rielly, Kapanen & Duszak

It’s been a tough week for the Toronto Maple Leafs. In a week where the Boston Bruins’ record-setting streak ended, the Maple Leafs had a chance to pick up points in the race for home-ice advantage in the playoffs. They didn’t do it. Item One: Maple Leafs Two-Game Losing Streak The team played a horrible game against the Tampa Bay Lightning (53-13-4), almost everyone’s choice as the best team in the NHL, and lost 6-2 on home ice. The team then followed that game up with another disappointing h...
Tags: Sport, Lightning, Ncaa, Hockey, NHL, Babcock, New York State, Tampa Bay Lightning, Chicago Blackhawks, Sparks, Boston Bruins, Philadelphia Flyers, Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Blackhawks


The Fantastical World of Damian Jacob Markiewicz Sendler

Meet Damian Jacob Markiewicz Sendler aka Dr. Damian Jacob Sendler aka Damian Dariusz Markiewicz. According to him, he’s “an award-winning Polish-American clinician sexologist, the scholar of forensic and legal medicine, the scientist trained in digital epidemiology, and the media health expert personality.” He’s been quoted by more than a dozen online publications internationally about his unique research examining human sexual behavior. However, according to Gizmodo journalist Jennings Brown, m...
Tags: Psychology, Google, Europe, Usa, New York, General, Boston, US, America, Harvard, Poland, Gizmodo, New York State, Special Report, Warsaw, Eastern Europe


NY prosecutor's speedy indictment of Manafort looks political

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance did not do himself any favors in terms of looking apolitical when he announced a multi-count New York State indictment against Manafort mere minutes after his sentence was delivered, writes Caroline Polisi
Tags: Cnn, Manhattan, Cy Vance, New York State, Manafort


How a $238 Million Penthouse Turned a Long-Shot Tax on the Rich Into Reality

New York may join cosmopolitan hubs like Paris, Singapore and Vancouver, which already charge fees on secondary or part-time homes.
Tags: New York, News, Vancouver, Ny, New York State, Taxation, Law and Legislation, High Net Worth Individuals, State Legislatures, Real Estate and Housing (Residential, Paris Singapore, Central Park South (Manhattan


Co-Founder of Cultlike Group Where Women Were Branded Is Expected to Plead Guilty

Nancy Salzman, who helped found Nxivm, will plead guilty to charges contained in federal racketeering indictment against the organization.
Tags: News, Human Trafficking, New York State, Nancy, Keith, Salzman, Albany (NY, Racketeering and Racketeers, Nxivm, Raniere, Nancy Salzman


United States: New York State Department Of Labor Scraps Plans To Implement Statewide Predictable Scheduling - Littler Mendelson

All told, the development is a welcome one and further indicates that New York State is willing to consider feedback from the employer community.
Tags: News, United States, New York State, Littler Mendelson, New York State Department of Labor


Chuck Schumer says he won't officiate Jennifer Lopez's wedding with Alex Rodriguez because of bad track record

Chuck Schumer has revealed he won’t be officiating Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez’s wedding, and that he has a personal reason for staying away from the two native New Yorkers’ nuptials. The senator, who represents New York State along with Kirsten Gillibrand, told TMZ on Monday that his only experience officiating a wedding has convinced him never to do it again.
Tags: News, Jennifer Lopez, Kirsten Gillibrand, New York State, Alex Rodriguez, Schumer


New York Attorney General Opens Investigation of Trump Projects

Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank were issued subpoenas for documents relating to hotels, a golf resort and the failed effort to buy the Buffalo Bills.
Tags: New York, News, Deutsche Bank, New York State, James, Trump, Deutsche Bank AG, Trump Organization, Investors Bank, Donald J, Letitia, Investors Bancorp Inc, Trump Projects


N.Y. Lawmakers Want to Allow Teenagers to Get Vaccines, Even if Parents Say No

With low inoculation rates in some communities, a bill sponsor said that New York was “on the verge of a public health crisis.”
Tags: New York, News, New York State, Ethan, Law and Legislation, Children and Childhood, Measles, Vaccination and Immunization, Lindenberger


Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Lawmakers Want to Let Teenagers Get Vaccines, Even if Parents Say No

With low inoculation rates in some communities, a bill sponsor said New York was “on the verge of a public health crisis.”
Tags: New York, News, New York State, Ethan, Law and Legislation, Children and Childhood, Measles, Vaccination and Immunization, Lindenberger