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Assemblyman Lentol: Criminal Justice Reforms Will Mend Bridges and Restore Faith Between Police and Public

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) announced today that he will reintroduce three bills that are essential to improving the criminal justice system. The bills include prosecutorial discovery, videotaped custodial interrogations, and...

January 15, 2015
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Assemblyman Lentol Calls for the Enactment of Legislation to Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility

First off, I would like to commend Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Joseph Ponte for their unwavering efforts in improving our prisons most specifically for 16 and 17 year old inmates. As Chair of the Assembly’s Standing Committee on Codes, I...

December 19, 2014
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Assemblyman Lentol & NY is Music Host Roundtable Discussion on Empire State Music Tax Credit

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) co-hosted a roundtable discussion on Wednesday with music industry experts aiming to better understand how the Empire State Music Tax Credit should be crafted. The event was co-hosted by NY is Music...

November 14, 2014
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Assemblyman Lentol: Let’s Bring New York’s Music Production Industry Back

Assemblyman Joe Lentol (D-North Brooklyn) will be introducing legislation next session to provide a tax credit to those involved in the music production industry in New York State. The Empire State Music Production Tax Credit will be introduced when...

October 8, 2014
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Domestic Violence Happens Every Day, We Must Treat it That Way

Every 15 seconds a woman in this country is battered by her significant other. One out of four women will be victims of domestic abuse at some point in their lives. Domestic violence is an ongoing problem that many people deal with on a regular...

October 3, 2014
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