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Christie signs bill allowing direct sale of Tesla cars

Gov. Chris Christie has signed a measure that would allow the sale of Tesla and other zero-emission cars in New Jersey. Christie signed the bill Wednesday. The new law comes about a year after the state Motor Vehicle Commission issued regulations requiring cars to be sold through franchises. myfoxny.com – Local News

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Gabby Giffords to visit Conn., push for gun control bill

Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords is coming to Connecticut to push for new gun control legislation designed to help domestic violence victims. myfoxny.com – Local News

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Lottery tickets could be delivered to homes under bill

Residents who want lottery tickets sent to their doorsteps could have them delivered under a bill moving in the Legislature. myfoxny.com – Local News

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Tenant Protection Bill Appears Hostage in Women’s Equality Standoff

Gov. Cuomo at a campaign stop (photo: @WomensEqParty) A bill that would make it illegal for landlords to discriminate against tenants based on their source of income appears to have become a pawn in the Legislature’s battle over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Agenda. The bill would update existing law that prevents landlords from discriminating […]

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NJ Assembly To Vote On Bill That Would Halt Use Of Standardized Tests

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Lawmakers in New Jersey are set to vote Monday on a bill aimed at addressing some parents’ concerns surrounding the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests. The bill bars the state Education Department from using the test as a way to determine students’ placement in advanced […]

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Exclusive: MLB commish Rob Manfred chats with Bill Madden

As he hits the ground running, Rob Manfred addressed a variety of issues and how he is planning to deal with them, in an exclusive interview at his Park Ave. office last week with the Daily News’ Bill Madden. New York News – NY Daily News

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New City Council Bill Drafting Unit Up and Running

CM Lander and colleagues at a rally (photo: @NYCProgressives) The City Council’s independent bill drafting unit, created in the rules reform package that passed unanimously in May of 2014, is up and running and has in some cases sped up the legislative process, say Council members. Good government advocates, though, are skeptical about how significantly […]

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Denying Donor Influence, Heastie Reaps Rewards for Bill Sponsorship

Assembly Member Carl Heastie (photo: AP/Mike Groll) Examples from Assembly Speaker Front-Runner’s Campaign Filings Underscore Views on Donor Influence On July 7, 2011, Assembly Member Carl Heastie saw a staggering influx of campaign donations from pharmacies and drugs stores across New York City. Two hundred dollar donations flew in from Liberty Avenue Pharmacy in Brooklyn, […]

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New York City Ballet Double Bill at Lincoln Center

New York City Ballet Double Bill at Lincoln Center There were many moments when it was easy to ask that question during the performance of George Balanchine's “Concerto Barocco” (1941) on Thursday night at New York City Ballet. Over the decades, “Concerto Barocco,” choreographed to Bach's double … Read more on New York Times

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The Bill Cosby of Albany

Sheldon Silver, foreground, and Vito Lopez (photo: AP/Mike Groll) Since Sheldon Silver’s downfall, various members of the Assembly have expressed tears and praise for a man whose progressive politics allowed his supporters to forgive all manner of sin. What’s a few broken and brutalized women compared to a choice committee, or a successful bill? As […]

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Bill de Blasio backs New England Patriots amid DeflateGate controversy

The New England Patriots are receiving support at a time of controversy from an unlikely location: New York’s City Hall. Sports stories from Newsday

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Bill Belichick: New England Patriots ‘followed every rule to the letter’

He blinded them with science. Sports stories from Newsday

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New York City Weighs Bill to Require Doctors at Youth Football Games

New York City Weighs Bill to Require Doctors at Youth Football Games New York City is considering legislation that would require youth football games to have a doctor on the sidelines, a move aimed at preventing head injuries. “Football is a dangerous sport,” said New York City Councilman Corey Johnson, a Manhattan … Read more on […]

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Bill calls for doctor at youth football games

All youth football games would be required to have a doctor present to monitor possible concussions as part of legislation considered Friday by the New York City Council. The hearing focused on the safety of young players who are even more vulnerable to brain injuries than their counterparts in high school, college and professional leagues. myfoxny.com […]

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Bill Belichick claims ‘no knowledge’ of deflated footballs

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said Thursday morning he had “no knowledge” of the fact that 11 of the 12 game balls used by his team in a 45-7 win over the Colts in the AFC Championship Game were reportedly underinflated, and said the Patriots are cooperating fully in the NFL’s investigation into whether the […]

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