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2012-08-29 06:21:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ralph Nader today called on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject the industry-led push to allow "Fracking" in New York State. Nader said, "Fracking poses threats to: drinking water sources, air quality, worker health and safety, wildlife, vegetation and property values." A full copy of the letter follows: August 29, 2012 Honorable Andrew M. CuomoState CapitalAlbany, NY 12224 Dear Governor Cuomo: I am writing today to urge you to...

Body Piercings: NY Teens Must Now Have Parental Consent
2012-08-01 08:54:59

[ Watch the Video: "Body Piercing Regrets" ] Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Teenagers in New York looking to express themselves with body piercings should look for a different method. A new law surrounding body piercing was recently passed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The New York Daily News recently reported that teens under 18 in New York will need permission from their parents´ to pierce body parts other than their ears. In regards to...

2012-07-21 23:00:58

On July 17, 2012 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that will prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices for all New Yorkers under the age of 17. Noted dermatologist Joshua Fox, MD, applauds the new law banning indoor tanning to protect teens. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 On July 17, 2012 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that will prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices for all New Yorkers under the age of 17. The bills A 1074 and S 2917 will...

2012-05-19 23:13:34

Frack Free Nation and over 1,000 New York residents call on Governor Cuomo to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 On May 15th, grassroots citizens of New York and beyond took their message to Albany and called on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Health to stop all new gas extraction until a full public health assessment has been conducted. They demanded that the Governor withdraw the Revised Draft SGEIS that addresses permit...

2012-05-17 06:28:30

BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jose Luis Rodriguez, CEO / President of the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN), was asked to join New York State's New NY Education Reform Commission by Governor Andrew Cuomo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100611/CL19523LOGO-a) The Commission, which is chaired former Citigroup Chairman, Richard Parsons and includes nationally-recognized education, community, and business leaders such as Randi...

2012-01-24 09:21:00

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for a Better Long Island (ABLI) today endorsed without reservation Governor Andrew Cuomo's program of sweeping reforms designed to make New York economically competitive by reducing the cost of government, mandating financial accountability among school districts and introducing public-private initiatives that would rebuild our infrastructure. "We are under no illusions. Governor Cuomo is proposing to reinvent New York for the...

2011-12-06 15:32:00

Sotheby's Director Insulted Sotheby's Employees in Public Forum WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster General President Jim Hoffa sent a letter today to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asking him to remove Diana Taylor from the board of Hudson River Park Trust. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO</font>) Taylor said Thursday she would resign from Sotheby's board if the company responded to its...

2011-12-01 11:50:00

Employers, Consumers Would Pay Drug Stores Higher Rates WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assembly Bill 5502-B--transmitted to Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday--would needlessly raise the cost of many prescriptions in New York by 10 percent, according to the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association. If enacted, the Bill would prohibit consumers from getting discounted prescriptions through mail-service pharmacies. The Federal Trade Commission warns that AB 5502-B...

2011-09-26 09:10:00

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 23, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law Bill A.4581-A (Canestrari)/S.2987 (LaValle) allowing non-licensed professionals to hold a minority share of ownership in New York's engineering and architecture firms. "Passage of the Canestrari/LaValle bill is a significant achievement for New York's design industry and is the result of a collaborative effort by members of the American Council of Engineering Companies of...

2011-09-20 10:54:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call for more gun control laws while advocating the closure of prisons in a Sunday speech proves he is "drinking too much of Michael Bloomberg's Kool-Aid," the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. Gov. Cuomo made his comments during a Harlem breakfast prior to the African-American Day parade, according to the New York Daily News. He reportedly said closing some prisons...