Letitia James

Type: Person
Name: Letitia James
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Public Advocate James Calls for Safer Nail Salons

Nail salon safety for workers and customers has caught the attention of the public advocate.In the city, there are an estimated 2,000 businesses that practice nail care and design.Letitia James says some chemicals used in the salons have been linked to ... [Published NY1 - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

New York AG Schneiderman Running Again

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has officially launched his campaign for re-election.At a news conference outside City Hall Sunday, the state's 59-year-old chief prosecutor said voters should grant him a second term because of his track record ... [Published WNYC - Sep 15 2014]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

McDonald’s To Give Away Free ‘McCafe’ Coffee For Two Weeks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —  Now that’s a perk!McDonald’s announced it is giving away a small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants across the country beginning Sept. 16, and ending on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29.Also: Best Coffee ... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Child In Stroller Struck In Shirley, Long Island Hit-And-Run

SHIRLEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A child in a stroller was struck and injured by a vehicle Monday afternoon on Long Island, and authorities said the driver fled from the scene.The child was struck around 3:45 p.m. at William Floyd Parkway and Montauk Highway ... [Published CBS New York - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Hazmat Team Examines Staten Island Park After Reports Of Sickening Odor

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — At least one person and one pet got sick after inhaling an odd odor in a Staten Island park Monday.As CBS 2’s Elise Finch reported, helicopters and an army of emergency vehicles converged on the Ashford Avenue entrance to a Staten ... [Published CBS New York - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Staten Island, HAZMAT, Odour
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Pope Francis Turns Heads After Marrying 20 Couples Despite Cohabitation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A group wedding at the Vatican is making headlines around the world.Many of the 20 couples married on Sunday had been cohabiting — “living in sin” under church law, CBS 2’s Tony Aiello reported.But Pope Francis set a forgiving ... [Published CBS New York - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Pop-Up Central Perk Coffee Shop Coming To NYC 20 Years After ‘Friends’ Premiere

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Fans of the sitcom “ Friends ” will get the chance to sit at Central Perk.The famous cafe from the hit show where  Monica, Chandler, Rachel, Ross, Joey and Phoebe hung out is coming to life in New York City.The temporary reproduction ... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Search For Robbery Suspect Forces Lockout At Roslyn Schools

ROSLYN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – All five Roslyn schools are in lockout while Nassau County police search for a robbery suspect.The schools immediately went into lockout after police notified Roslyn school district officials of the situation Monday afternoon, ... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Police: Masked Men With Machete Rob Manhattan Restaurant

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for three masked men who they said robbed a Manhattan restaurant with a machete.It happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Crema Restaurant on West 17th Street.An employee said three men walked into the restaurant ... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

NYPD Post Outside Mayor's Brooklyn Home Unnecessary, PA Says

Mayor Bill de Blasio is being criticized from within his own administration for keeping police officers stationed outside his now empty home in Brooklyn.The NYPD is maintaining a 24-hour manned guard post outside of de Blasio's home in Park Slope even ... [Published NY1 - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

The Dark Side Of Cop Cams

Jacob Siegel worries about what happens to the footage:Think of it like this: The police will have moved their evidence into a private warehouse staffed by private security guards and administrators. These private guards can see the boxes the evidence ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

City Council passes legislation requiring reports on foster care

CITY HALL -- The City Council passed legislation on Wednesday that requires increased reporting about the city's foster care programs."We spend a great deal of time focusing on how to best serve youth and prepare them for adulthood, but the foster care ... [Published Staten Island Live - Sep 11 2014]

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"one. establish a healthy nail safety incentive program. two. ensure cleaner air in salons. three. citywide nail salon safety study. four. a multi-lingual health and safety information. five. ensure employee personal protective gear. six. five. six. new york city must seek authorization to designate city nail salon inspectors" said James
The mayor's own Public Advocate Letitia James said, "i don’t understand why it’s still there. assuming that they no longer live there, it appears to me that it’s a waste of money and the post should be removed."
...of corporations like AirBNB, affordable housing in our City is in danger," said New York City public advocate Letitia James in a statement . "a housing model that threatens, instead of supporting affordable housing cannot and will not work for me, or this city."
"There are significant laws and regulations in both the state and city level to try to prepare young adults before they age out," Ms. James said. "there is no data to say that these interventions are working for our young people."

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Public Advocate James Calls for Safer Nail Salons [Published NY1 - 1 hour ago]
New York City needs to step up nail salon inspe... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Child In Stroller Struck In Shirley, Long Islan... [Published CBS New York - 2 hours ago]
Hazmat Team Examines Staten Island Park After R... [Published CBS New York - 3 hours ago]
Pope Francis Turns Heads After Marrying 20 Coup... [Published CBS New York - 3 hours ago]
New York City needs to step up nail salon inspe... [Published Town Hall - 4 hours ago]
Report highlights toxins, health risks of nail ... [Published Crains NY Business - 4 hours ago]
Police: Masked Men With Machete Rob Manhattan R... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
Search For Robbery Suspect Forces Lockout At Ro... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
McDonald’s To Give Away Free ‘McCafe’ Coffee Fo... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
Suffolk Makes Ronkonkoma Hub A Priority, Says I... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
Public Advocate Letitia James Recommends Change... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
Pop-Up Central Perk Coffee Shop Coming To NYC 2... [Published CBS New York - 6 hours ago]
New York City public advocate looks to improve ... [Published WABC New York City - 7 hours ago]
NYPD Post Outside Mayor's Brooklyn Home Unneces... [Published NY1 - 8 hours ago]
Letitia James questions guard at de Blasio’s un... [Published New York Post - 15 hours ago]
New York AG Schneiderman Running Again [Published WNYC - Sep 15 2014]
Airbnb Under Fire From New 'Share Better' Campaign [Published Huffington Post - Sep 14 2014]
The Dark Side Of Cop Cams [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 13 2014]
The Dark Side Of Cop Cams [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 13 2014]
Anti-Airbnb campaign launches in NYC [Published CNBC - Sep 12 2014]
REAL ESTATE: Reynoso bill seeks to track rent data [Published TimesLedger - Sep 12 2014]
Fast-food workers rally in New York City and ar... [Published Amsterdam News - Sep 12 2014]
Bill de Blasio attends observances honoring vic... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 12 2014]
City Council passes legislation requiring repor... [Published Staten Island Live - Sep 11 2014]
Half of Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Can’t Fi... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 11 2014]
City Council passes bill to track kids when the... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 10 2014]
How Zephyr Teachout Taught Democrats a Lesson i... [Published The Nation - Sep 10 2014]
Mom Locked Up for Blocking Sidewalk Sues NYPD [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 10 2014]
Homophobia Takes It on the Chin in Bronx Senate... [Published Gay City News - Sep 10 2014]
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The Dark Side Of Cop Cams [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 13 2014]
Jacob Siegel worries about what happens to the footage: Think of it like this: The police will have moved their evidence into a private warehouse staffed by private security guards and administrators. These private guards can see the boxes the ...
Letitia James backs Jeff Klein in primary [Published The Daily Politics - NY Daily News Blogs - Sep 05 2014]
“From securing funding for Universal Pre-Kindergarten to expanding childcare access for families, [Klein] has been a crucially important leader in the Senate," James said Friday. ...
Cops Cross Wrong People On Both Coasts [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 04 2014]
by Alex Pareene Speaking of cops : Two illuminating stories of officer-involved citizen interactions came across my Twitter feed within a few hours of each other. They occurred at opposite ends of the country, only one ended in an arrest, and ...
Making Cops Wear Cameras [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 03 2014]
by Dish Staff It’s happening : The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that two companies, Safety Visions and Digital Ally, donated about 50 cameras to the Ferguson Police Department a week ago. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said they are ...
Look at the temps, not the calendar for closing... [Published The Daily Politics - NY Daily News Blogs - Sep 03 2014]
It doesn’t matter what the calendar says — city beaches should remain open as long as it stays this hot, Public Advocate Letitia James said on Tuesday. “We must err on the side of safety and recognize that people will continue swimming on 90+ degree days ...
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