Senator Hoylman Announces Bill To Ban Use Of Facial Recognition Technology By Law Enforcement

Today, State Senator Brad Hoylman, chair of the New York Senate Judiciary Committee, will introduce new legislation to prohibit law enforcement from using facial recognition and other biometric surveillance technology, which poses a serious threat to privacy and civil liberties of all New Yorkers.  Continue Reading →

Senator Hoylman And Assembly Member Cruz Introduce “Access To Representation Act” For Immigrants

Today, Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Catalina Cruz introduced the Access to Representation Act, which would create a statutory right to a lawyer for any New Yorker from Harlem to the Hudson facing deportation who cannot afford an attorney on their own. Continue Reading →

What’s Next? Senator Hoylman’s Bill To Mandate Seatbelt Use In Taxis And Livery Vehicles Passes

Today, the New York State Senate voted to pass S.7134/A.8990, sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman, which will require all passengers aged 8 years or older to wear seatbelts in taxi and livery vehicles. Continue Reading →

The Need For Statewide Ban On Flavored Tobacco And E-Cigarette Products

Statement From Senator Brad Hoylman:

Earlier today, the New York City Council passed legislation banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes from Harlem To Hollis. Continue Reading →

Electeds “Restoration Of Honor Act” Signed Into Law, Finally Restoring Equal Rights To LGBTQ Veterans

This week, after New Yorkers commemorated Veterans’ Day, Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Didi Barrett’s Restoration of Honor Act (S.45B/A.8097) was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Continue Reading →

Senator Brad Hoylman Announces New Legislation To Protect The Rights Of Intersex New Yorkers

Today, State Senator Brad Hoylman (D/WF-Manhattan) announced plans to introduce new legislation to protect the rights of intersex New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

New Report Measures Devastating Impact Of Increased ICE Arrests In New York Courts

A coalition of more than 100 organizations across New York State issued a new report today, Safeguarding the Integrity of Our Courts; The Impact of ICE Courthouse Operations in New York State. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Encourages Voters From Harlem To Hollis To Vote In The Primary Elections

Ahead of Thursday’s New York State Primary Election and as part of the Mayor’s DemocracyNYC agenda, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his Administration is conducting a robust, nonpartisan outreach effort in multiple languages to encourage more New Yorkers to vote in the primaries. Continue Reading →

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