New bill would ban state-paid travel to Georgia over voting law

By Michael Gormley with Newsday

March 30, 2021

Originally published in Newsday on March 30, 2021.

Two New York legislators are calling for a ban on state-paid travel to Georgia as a protest against that state’s new voting law which critics call racist and unconstitutional.

Sen. Jim Gaughran (D-Northport) and Assemb. Gina Sillitti (D-Port Washington) introduced the bill Tuesday in response to the Georgia law, which places more requirements and restrictions on voting.

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