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My Bill Regarding Forwarding Reports Of Child Abuse Between Authorized Agencies Is Passed By The Assembly

I am proud to announce that A.2965/S.4172, legislation I authored, was passed by the New York State Assembly on May 24. The legislation amends current social services law in relation to forwarding reports of abuse. 299 more words

Being Able To Dial 911 In Public Buildings

I am proud to announce that A.608/S.932, legislation I authored, was passed by the New York State Assembly on May 22.

The legislation would help ensure that people in public buildings know how to access 911 in case of emergencies. 227 more words

My Bill Exempting Sex Trafficking Victims From Providing DNA Samples Passed By The New York State Assembly and Sent To The Senate

I am pleased to announce that A.1030, legislation I authored, was passed by the New York State Assembly on Monday and will now be sent to the New York State Senate. 251 more words

New York State Lawmaker Looks To Outlaw The Recording Of Violent Crimes

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s a new effort underway to police violent videos posted on social media.

Certain content could lead to serious time behind bars. 290 more words

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Block Members attended the New York Civil Liberties Union's Day of Action in Albany

Two members of The Block Center’s Social Justice Team attended the NYCLU’s Day of Action in Albany today. The purpose of the event was to give community members an opportunity to speak directly with their state representatives about issues effecting our rights as New Yorkers. 43 more words

N.Y. State Assembly Passes Bills Strengthening Protections For Immigrants

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The New York State Assembly has passed a series of bills strengthening protections for immigrants – including one that makes New York a sanctuary state. 163 more words

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City Officials Hand Out Reusable Bags Ahead Of ‘Carryout Bag Law’ Implementation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Department of Sanitation and City Councilman Ben Kallos were handing out free reusable bags to help residents prepare for the implementation of a new ‘carryout bag law.’ 250 more words

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