Imagine for a second your child is killed by a drunk driver. Then, imagine you find out the person responsible is a repeat offender who was arrested and released a couple weeks prior, after not having a court-ordered ignition interlock device in his vehicle. […]
Recent changes to criminal justice law have missed the mark, and the outcry from law enforcement experts, victims and the public has made it abundantly clear we cannot continue on this path.
What was sold to the public as a way to improve our justice system has rapidly descended into a public safety crisis. […]
As temperatures drop, utility bills often rise. For many, every penny is critical in ensuring there is gas in the car, food on the table and heat in the home. Unfortunately, during this difficult time for many, there are those who wish to take advantage of others. […]
The pageantry and ceremony of the opening days are welcome reminders the New York State Legislature has an important role to play in shaping the lives of millions of people, some of whom were on hand at the Capitol to hear their elected representatives speak about how they plan to make New York stronger. […]
As many of us gather with family and friends over the holidays, some of those celebrations will include special meals and desserts. Because we have access to a wide selection of food year-round at local grocery stores, it is sometimes easy to forget where our food comes from but New York’s farmers are agriculture leaders. […]
On December 16, the law allowing undocumented immigrants the ability to obtain a New York State driver’s license went into effect. The fact that this is now the law is a stunning reversal from 12 years ago when then-governor Elliot Spitzer proposed the measure. […]