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Bail Reform, Minimum Wage & More New Laws for NY in 2020
It's a new year, meaning new laws taking effect in New York. Yes, I know bail reform has been all over the news and social media since even before the year turned.  I know I've made my thoughts on that known before, and I've gotta bite my tongue now otherwise it's like beating a dead horse...
Will Bail Reform Actually Happen in New York?
Bail reform?  More criminals on the streets?  I’ve heard so many people talking about bail reform and what’s going to happen come January. In case you haven’t heard, laws were passed earlier in the year which impact those being held after arrest...
One of The Most Notorious New York Jails To Close
One of the most notorious jail complexes in New York is going to be closing. In a vote that passed 36-13, one of New York's most infamous places will be shutting down by 2026.  As reported by the Times Union, Rikers Island Jail Complex will be shut down and replaced by four smaller complexes placed around the Burroughs of New York City...

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