Assemblymember Carl Heastie.

NY pols want to create publicly available gun offender registry
NY pols want to create publicly available gun offender registry
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 8/21/2013 at 3:33PM

New York politicians are shooting for an open statewide gun offender registry. Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced legislation Wednesday to make the city’s gun offender registry publicly available online and create a similar statewide registry. Vallone will introduce the bill tomorrow in a City Council meeting. State Senator Jeffrey [...]

Bill would expand taxis to outer boroughs
News Michael Pantelidis 1/25/2012 at 12:14PM

The New York City Assembly recently “hailed” legislation that may prove “golden” for livery cabs. The bill — passed on January 23 and carried by Assemblymember Carl Heastie from the Bronx — will allow the city to issue 18,000 hail accessible inter-borough licenses (HAIL), which permit livery cab drivers to pick up pedestrians. Twenty percent [...]