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#2123: NY GOP Lawmakers Push Back Against Criminal Justice Reforms | The Legislative Gazette

Democrats who lead the New York State legislature are moving ahead with several criminal justice reforms in the remaining weeks of the 2021 session. But Republicans are pushing back saying the measures go too far and will contribute to the rising crime rates across the state. Our political observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the proposed reforms. Also, the New York State Attorney General’s Office is suing the Rensselaer County Board of Elections over its early voting program.