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O’Donnell Mourns Latest Traffic Fatality on UWS, Plans New Legislation

Today, Assembly Member O’Donnell mourned the tragic death of Jean Chambers, 61, who was killed by a turning car on West 95th Street and West End Avenue this morning. Today we all mourn the untimely loss of a valued member of our...

July 10, 2014
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O’Donnell Introduces A10071 to Enable Swift Institutionalization of Released Inmates When Necessary

In response to the horrific attack on two young children in Brooklyn by a mentally ill man, Assembly Correction Committee Chair O’Donnell introduced A10071 to prevent something like this from ever happening again. The alleged...

June 12, 2014
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O’Donnell Celebrates Oregonians’ Right to Marry

Assembly Member O’Donnell celebrates Judge Michael McShane’s decision to strike down Oregon’s Constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, Measure 36: Congratulations, Oregon! There is nothing like winning the right to marry in your...

May 19, 2014
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Correction Committee Passes O’Donnell and Rozic Legislation to Protect Vulnerable Populations from Solitary Confinement

Today, under Assembly Member O’Donnell’s leadership, the Assembly Correction Committee passed two important bills limiting solitary confinement, one sponsored by Assembly Member O’Donnell and one by Assemblywoman Nily Rozic. O’Donnell’s bill,...

May 13, 2014
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Assembly Member O'Donnell Introduces A9268 to Ban Solitary Confinement for Adolescents

Last week, Assembly Member O’Donnell introduced A9268, which would ban solitary confinement for New York State inmates under the age of 21. The bill was referred to the Correction Committee, of which Assembly Member O’Donnell...

April 14, 2014
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