Issues: Victims

CATCHING CRIMINALS BEFORE THEY STRIKE AGAIN

ALBANY, NY – State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Assemblymember Joseph Morelle (D- Irondequoit), State Senator Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn), State Senator Martin Golden (R-Brooklyn), and State Senator George Onorato (D-Queens) joined representatives from the New York State Sheriffs' Association, the Center for HOPE, and victims’ rights advocates to call for passage of legislation mandating DNA collection upon arrest in an effort to put more criminals behind bars before they strike again.

 

May 11, 2010
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KEEPING SEX OFFENDERS OUT OF PUBLIC HOUSING

Senate Passes Klein Bill to Provide Housing Authorities Monthly Data on Registered Offenders

 

ALBANY, NY – State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced on Monday that the State Senate passed his legislation to help prevent registered sex offenders from moving into public housing. Last week, Klein unveiled the results from his most recent investigation showing nearly one hundred level 2 and 3 registered sex offenders are illegally living in public housing units in New York City.

 

May 10, 2010
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Little: Strengthen New York's Anti-bullying Laws

     State Senator Betty Little joined several of her Senate Republican colleagues at a news conference in Albany today to urge action on a package of bills they have introduced to address the growing problem of bullying.

May 6, 2010
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Sen. Little sponsors anti-bullying bills

Posted May 4, Adirondack Daily Enterprise

ALBANY - State Sen. Betty Little, R-Queensbury, is one of a group of legislators backing three bills aimed to address hazing, bullying and cyber-bullying.

The one Little is sponsoring would increase penalties for hazing and is sponsored in the Assembly by Ron Canestrari, D-Cohoes. It has been referred to the Codes Committee in both houses.

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May 6, 2010
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SENATOR STACHOWSKI SPONSORS RIGHT TO LIFE LOBBY DAY IN ALBANY

4/27/10

SENATOR STACHOWSKI SPONSORS RIGHT TO LIFE LOBBY DAY IN ALBANY

 Senator William T. Stachowski (D-C, Lake View), today sponsored the New York State Right To Life Committee’s 2010 Lobby For Life Day in Albany. 

 A bi-partisan, multi-faith and multi-cultural gathering of approximately 150 members of the statewide Right To Life Committee convened in Albany to listen to legislative leaders speak in support of the Committee’s positions before members proceeded to meet with state representatives.   

April 27, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Chair 12:30 PM, Monday, April 26, 2010 Room 612 LOB

The committee will consider the following nomination: Robert S. Kurtz, MD, as a Member of the Correction Medical Review Board.(re-appointment)

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April 26, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Senator Adams joins Drivers and State and City Officials to Rally for Taxi Driver Protection Act

April 11, 2010

Courtesy of Thikkana newspaper, Photographer Lovlu Ansar

 

 

April 12, 2010
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Senator Adams joins Drivers and State and City Officials to Rally for Taxi Driver Protection Act

April 11, 2010

Courtesy of Thikkana newspaper, Photographer Lovlu Ansar

 

April 12, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Chair 12:30 PM, Monday, April 12, 2010 Room 612 LOB

April 12, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2010Contact: Alex Christodoulides / Sen. Stavisky’s office (718) 445-0004                      APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH                 Senator Stavisky Urges Safety and Prevention of Sexual Violence 

April 5, 2010
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Crack Down on Sex Offenders

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.  The goal is to raise public awareness about sexual violence, focusing on sexual assault and rape, while at the same time, educating communities and individuals about how to prevent such horrific acts.

April 1, 2010
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Senator Espada Urges New Yorkers to Stand up for Children During National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about child abuse and encourage communities to take a stand for the safety and well-being of our children and underscore our commitment to preventing and responding appropriately to incidences of child abuse.

April 1, 2010
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Stronger Laws Needed To Lock Up Sex Offenders

ILION, 04/01/10 – At the start of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, state Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today introduced legislation to increase penalties for sex criminals.  The legislation comes in the wake of the recent indictment of Jeremy Snyder, a registered level-two sex offender charged with felony rape of an underage girl in Herkimer County. “This case is especially troubling, as this adult knowingly preyed on young girls after having been already convicted of a sex offense against a minor,” Senator Seward said.

April 1, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Chair 12:30 PM, Monday, March 22, 2010 Room 612 LOB

March 22, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Parents for Megan's Law Award Presentation

Laura A. Ahearn, Executive Director of Parents for Megan’s Law, and Senator Owen H. Johnson at the “Champion For Children Award Dinner” at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook on February 5, 2010.  Senator Johnson was presented with a “Champion for Children” award for his support of the organization.

March 16, 2010
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Parents for Megan's Law Award Presentation

Laura A. Ahearn, Executive Director of Parents for Megan’s Law, and Senator Owen H. Johnson at the “Champion For Children Award Dinner” at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook on February 5, 2010.  Senator Johnson was presented with a “Champion for Children” award for his support of the organization.

March 16, 2010
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Domestic Violence Victims, Law Enforcement Officials and Advocates Join Senator Schneiderman To Support Strangulation Prevention Act

Domestic violence victims, law enforcement officials, legislators and advocates joined Senator Eric T. Schneiderman at a press conference today to announce support for the Strangulation Prevention Act of 2010.

March 16, 2010
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