Senate Passes Hoylman’s Police STAT Act, Requiring Reporting Of Deaths In Police Custody And More

Today, the New York State Senate voted to pass the Police Statistics and Transparency Act (S.1830-C/A.10609) that ill affect New Yorker from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Supports Resolution Condemning Police Brutality Following George Floyd Murder

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) signed on as a Co-Sponsor of H.Res. 988, a resolution introduced by Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Ilhan Omar (MN-05). Continue Reading →

The New York Senate Majority Advances Policing Reforms Legislative Package

The Senate Majority will advance a major policing reforms legislative package which includes the repeal of 50-a and other important bills to help implement real improvements to law enforcement efforts in New York. Continue Reading →

Senate Judiciary Chair Hoylman Calls On Mayor de Blasio To Stop Arresting Peaceful Protesters

Over the past week, hundreds of peaceful protesters in New York City have been violently attacked by law enforcement and denied their constitutional rights as they demonstrated in the name of racial justice. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Introduces Bill To Hold Law Enforcement Officers Accountable

Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat announced legislation today to hold law enforcement officers accountable for violations of rights and liberties guaranteed to all persons under the U.S. Constitution. Continue Reading →

Barack Obama Will Address The Nation To Discuss George Floyd’s Death And Police Reforms This Evening

President Barack Obama will address in a virtual town the death of  , stressing the importance of “ensuring that this moment becomes one for real change.” Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Pandemic Has No Franklin Roosevelt

By Mike McQuillan

“What’s your sense of how long this will last, till I get a haircut and garden role,” a friend asked as our dogs played in rain. Continue Reading →