On Friday (September 7th) the Governor signed legislation that will reduce air pollution from idling school buses. The bill requires the Commissioner of Education to issue regulations requiring certain school districts, particularly those with a significant number of children with asthma, to minimize the idling of school buses while parkedRead More →

One day before the sixth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, a new law went into effect in New York which makes reporting suspected terrorists attacks less risky. Yesterday Governor Spitzer signed the “Freedom to Report Terrorism Act.” The new law will provide protections against litigation for individuals who reportRead More →

In the wake of recent documented appearances of nooses in the State and around the United States, the Senate passed legislation on Monday (October 22) to make it a felony to etch, paint, draw or otherwise place or display a noose on public or private property. The legislation is sponsoredRead More →