Month: April 2021

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Bill would restore voting rights to New Yorkers immediately upon release from prison

Earlier this session, the New York Senate voted on a bill (S.830) sponsored by Sen. Leroy Comrie, automatically restoring the right of formerly incarcerated individuals convicted of a felony to register to vote and vote in state, local and federal elections, upon immediate release from prison. The corresponding Assembly bill […]