Governor Kathy Hochul said she will allow a statewide eviction moratorium to expire Saturday, noting that it was never intended to be permanent. Instead of pushing for a new extension, tenant advocates have turned their attention to a state bill introduced in 2019.
'The new protections against sexual harassment and discrimination... close the gaping holes in New York state law that have previously silenced survivors and failed to hold perpetrators liable,' Alessandra Biaggi said.
A Queens state Senator has introduced new legislation that would require the city's massage parlors to register with the Department of State, which he says would help shutter establishments that also sell sex.
Civil rights groups and others fear Sessions will reverse the Justice Department's Obama-era efforts to hold local police departments accountable, particularly in cases of police brutality and racist profiling policies.