➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
NY: Raise the Age NY Campaign Statement on One-House Budget Resolutions (Press release)
Public – March 15, 2017
In response to the New York State one-house budget resolutions released, the Raise the Age NY Campaign issued the following statement: ‘We thank the Assembly for their continued commitment to passing comprehensive raise the age legislation and for making it a priority in their one-house budget resolution. We are encouraged to see the Senate include raising the age of criminal responsibility, and hope the Senate makes the necessary changes in their final budget to reflect comprehensive reform,’ said Jennifer March, Executive Director of Citizens’ Committee for Children; Naomi Post, Executive Director of the Children’s Defense Fund-New York and Paige Pierce, CEO of Families Together in New York State.
Press release: Assembly Budget Includes Funding for Vital Human Services: http://publicnow.com/view/62C39762490CD2A0EE2FB57AE361B7A7ACD6BC33