Broome County’s jail is one of many under scrutiny for mass incarceration and treatment of inmates.
Although it has been two years since statewide cuts were put into effect, victim services are still trying to bounce back from the challenge that was presented to them.
While New York abortion-rights advocates may have made headway in the battle over Roe v. Wade with the passage of the Reproductive Health Act, the debate is far from over and will likely continue throughout the current administration and beyond.
The Richmond experiment has tested the community’s ability to maintain an environment favorable to education and business interests. If the policy becomes successful in the long-term, many other cities and municipalities may consider new mechanisms such as a sales tax to improve public schools.