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City Council May Override Bloomberg's Veto of Paid Sick Leave Bill

The New York City Council is voting Wednesday night on whether they're going to override Mayor Bloomberg's veto of the paid sick leave bill.
New Yorkers may soon have the right to five paid sick days a year. That's if the City Council votes to override Mayor Bloomberg's veto of the paid sick leave bill. 

New York Lawmakers Push for Pregnancy Center Regulation

A group of NY legislators are pushing for a federal law to regulate pregnancy center advertising tactics.

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Council Member Jessica Lappin, and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney gathered with advocates today to push for legislation ensuring transparency in advertising for Crisis Pregnancy Centers or CPCs. They say that CPCs use underhanded and dishonest tactics to deter women from having abortions.