Author: Isabel Guerriera, Gazette staff writer

Gillibrand pushing for federal campus assault bill; praises NY’s new policy
Policy

Gillibrand pushing for federal campus assault bill; praises NY’s new policy

  To mark sexual assault and awareness month, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand D-Brunswick, is urging Congress to pass legislation that would ensure cases of sexual assault on college campuses are handled properly and that students are provided support following these situations. This legislation is known as the Campus Accountability and […]

Trespassing cases highlight need for Infrastructure Safety Act
Politics

Trespassing cases highlight need for Infrastructure Safety Act

  In response to several incidents on the Brooklyn Bridge, the Senate Codes Committee passed a bill that would increase penalties for trespassing on critical infrastructure, including bridges and tunnels. On March 28, Sen. Daniel Squadron, D-Carroll Gardens, announced the unanimous passage of S.2190/A.6792 , also known as the “Critical […]