Recently, Senator Nozzolio called on Governor Paterson to deny clemency to Holly Coomber, who was a willing participant in the cold blooded murder of Donna Guerriri. View a recent news story about Senator Nozzolio's efforts to ensure that Holly Coomber NOT be released from prison here.
Continuing his aggressive efforts to protect our communities from violent crime, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio has sponsored legislation (S.3645A) to create a statewide registry tracking violent felony offenders who are released from prison. The legislation, known as “Brittany’s Law”, is named for 12-year-old Brittany Passalacqua, who was murdered along with her mother by a violent convicted felon who had been released from prison early and put on parole just months earlier.
Senator Nozzolio met with CNY Central reporter Jim Kenyon to discuss Brittany’s Law, which would create a statewide registry tracking violent felony offenders. Joining Senator Nozzolio was Dale Driscoll of Geneva, whose granddaughter Brittany Passalacqua was murdered by a violent convicted felon.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that “Brittany’s Law”, the legislation he is sponsoring to create a statewide registry tracking violent felony offenders, has taken another critically important step toward becoming State Law.