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Raise The Age Moves All Young Teenagers Off Rikers Island
All of the nearly 100 teenagers under the age of 18 on Rikers were transferred to the Horizon Juvenile Detention Center in the South Bronx.
Updated: Oct 1, 2018 3:02 PM
'Loopholes' In The 'Raise The Age' Bill Still Leave Room To Condemn Teens, Critics Say
An advocate said that, with a few differences, it's still possible for there to be a repeat of Kalief Browder's tragic three years in jail on false charges.
Updated: Dec 15, 2017 12:24 PM
Cuomo, State Legislative Leaders Reach Agreement On $153.3 Billion Budget
The budget included a rebranded extension of the 421-a tax abatement program that's not tied to the expiration of rent regulation laws.
Updated: Apr 9, 2017 10:16 AM
State Legislators Reach Deal To Keep Most Juvenile Offenders From Being Tried As Adults
Thanks to pressure from conservatives, 16- and 17-year-olds accused of felonies would still end up in criminal court.
Updated: Apr 5, 2017 1:07 PM
Cuomo Pushes Stopgap Spending Measure To Avert Government Shutdown As Budget Talks Stall
If it doesn't pass this afternoon, the state's functions could grind to a halt.
Updated: Apr 3, 2017 2:28 PM
Cuomo Pardons 101 New Yorkers Convicted Of Crimes As Minors
The pardons, granted on Friday, are the first round of executive action to sidestep those legislators.
Updated: Dec 31, 2016 11:56 AM
Why Is New York Still Prosecuting 16-Year-Olds As Adults?
The Empire State and North Carolina are the only two states in the union where the age of criminal of majority is 16.
Updated: Nov 3, 2016 5:15 PM
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