New York State Senate
A Senator Is Trying To Pass A Bill That Would Require Diaper Changing Tables In Men's Bathrooms
"This is an issue ... that is highly representative of the inequality that exists in parenting responsibility, as well as the lack of recognition by businesses of same sex marriage," New York Senator Brad Hoylman told BuzzFeed News.
NYPD Bosses Call For Harsher Penalties For Protesters, Less Oversight For Cops
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton and top union official Pat Lynch called for harsher penalties for people who resist arrest and assault cops at public assemblies. They also pushed back against proposals for an independent monitor to oversee police brutality cases.
New York Senate Blocks Ban On Gay Conversion Therapy, Transgender Rights Bill
Advocates were hopeful as session was extended through Friday, but the New York State Senate did not vote on two LGBT bills, a ban on gay conversion therapy for minors, and the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA).