GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS LEGISLATION REQUIRING NEW YORK STATE POLICE OFFICERS TO WEAR BODY CAMERAS AND CREATING THE LAW ENFORCEMENT MISCONDUCT INVESTIGATIVE OFFICE

GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS LEGISLATION REQUIRING NEW YORK STATE POLICE OFFICERS TO WEAR BODY CAMERAS AND CREATING THE LAW ENFORCEMENT MISCONDUCT INVESTIGATIVE OFFICE

New Laws Will Help Promote Accountability and Improve Transparency in Law Enforcement Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Tuesday signed legislation requiring all New York State Police officers to wear body cameras while on patrol (S.8493/A.8674); and creating the Law Enforcement Misconduct Investigative Office (S.3595-C/A.10002). “The relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve isn’t working,” Governor Cuomo said. “New […]

Why I, A Progressive, Support David Carlucci for Congress

Why I, A Progressive, Support David Carlucci for Congress

By Coby Rich, New City I am a registered Democrat. I am a progressive. I supported Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination until he dropped out, and I think that the rise of “The Squad” is one of the best things to happen to American politics in a long time. I support the […]

Legislator Falciglia: ‘Repeal Cross-County, Cross-State Sales Tax Requirement’

Legislator Falciglia: ‘Repeal Cross-County, Cross-State Sales Tax Requirement’

Outreach Launched With Assembly Members As State Legislature Vote Needed The Rockland County Legislature has unanimously approved a resolution that asks the state to repeal a sales tax requirement that penalizes Rockland residents who make purchases out-of-county and out-of-state. Legislator Charles Falciglia, the main sponsor of the resolution, said the tax requirement just goes too […]

Pandemic Relief Legislation Passes Senate 

Pandemic Relief Legislation Passes Senate 

Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) and the State Senate passed dozens of bills this week that address a number of issues New Yorkers are facing due to the ongoing pandemic and recovery. The State Legislature returned to Albany this week for a socially-distant session and passed bills focusing on issues ranging from education needs and […]