ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two New York state lawmakers are introducing legislation to deal with the problem of lead paint in New York City’s aging subway system.
The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/2pmxbSf ) that Senator Jose Peralta of Queens and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz of the Bronx, both Democrats, are putting forward legislation that would require the MTA to survey its facilities for lead paint. The bill would give the MTA a year to complete the study for presentation to both state houses, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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