Posted by Amy Spitalnick on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Council Resolution Supports Squadron-Kavanagh Legislation
NEW YORK – State Senator Daniel Squadron announced that the Senate Transportation Committee today passed his legislation (S3644) to provide law enforcement with better tools to crack down on careless drivers who injure or kill pedestrians and bicyclists. The bill, also sponsored by Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh, would strengthen “Hayley and Diego’s Law” (Vehicle & Traffic Law 1146), which Squadron and Kavanagh introduced and passed after the tragic deaths of Hayley Ng, 4, and Diego Martinez, 3, who were killed in 2009 in Chinatown when a delivery van that was left in reverse jumped the curb and hit the children.
Posted by Amy Spitalnick on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
Legislation Would Open Black Box of NYPD Policing at Private Businesses, Including Use of Racial Profiling
Squadron-Mosley Bill Would Also End MOU Requiring NYCHA to Pay $74 Million a Year for "Additional Police Services"
NEW YORK -- Today, State Senator Daniel Squadron and Assemblyman Walter Mosley announced the Retail Anti-Profiling Act, which would require transparency on additional policing provided to private businesses by the New York City Police Department -- such as the NYPD's role in potential racial profiling at Barneys and Macy's -- and end the 1994 MOU under which the New York City Housing Authority is charged for "additional police services."
ALBANY – Today, State Senator Daniel Squadron released the following statement regarding the vote on his bill, the “.50 Caliber Threat Reduction Act” (S.2050), at today's Senate Codes Committee meeting: