Is it now inevitable that all states will raise the age? Co-authored: Marcy Mistrett and Marc Schindler
Raise the Age Passage Celebrated
Passing Raise the Age Legislation: A Big Step on the Long Road to Implementation
Children still funneled through adult prisons, but states are moving against it
Editorial: 'Raise the Age' a victory for juvenile justice, but there's work to be done
NYSAC executive director talks Raise the Age task force
How 'Raise The Age' Laws Might Reduce Recidivism
NY lawmakers agree to 'Raise the age' of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18
Gov. Signs 'Raise the Age' Bill Into Law Alongside Browder Family in Harlem
Editorial: Guest essay: Raise the Age
Heastie pushes raise the age after Assembly's one-house release
Editorial: End juvenile solitary confinement for good; raise the age
Effort to raise the age for state prison sentences for teens convicted of crimes
Editorial: Rochester D & C - Approve plan to raise the age
SFY 2017-18 Budget Includes Six Year Plan to Improve Public Defense Services Statewide
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced that the SFY 2017-18 Budget includes a six year plan to increase the state's investment in public defense legal services to ensure that all New Yorkers have equal access to quality representation. "This...
Speaker Heastie Statement on Raise the Age Legislation
It is unfortunate that Republican Senators have chosen to engage in a misinformation campaign about the intent of the Raise the Age proposal that has been a part of this year's budget negotiations. From the very beginning, I have very clearly stated...
Assembly Budget to Include Funding to Raise the Age of Criminal Responsibility
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Codes Committee Chair Joseph Lentol today announced that the Assembly's SFY 2017-18 Budget includes funding for vital criminal justice reforms, including legislation to raise the age of adult criminal responsibility for...
Assembly Releases $153.8 Billion Spending Plan That Invests in New York Families
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Herman D. Farrell, Jr. today announced the Assembly's 2017-18 Families First budget proposal of $153.8 billion. The proposal would restore fairness to our tax structure, ensure that...
Press Conference Announcing Passing of Criminal Justice Reform Package
Good afternoon. The Assembly Majority began the 2017 legislative session with a promise to fight for a 21st century criminal justice system. We need a system that is fair, transparent and which upholds the assurance of equal protection and all of the...
Assembly to Deliver Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie joined members of the Assembly Majority today to announce plans to pass a comprehensive package of legislation addressing disparities in New York State's criminal justice system. The package includes sweeping legislation...
The Remarks of Speaker Carl E. Heastie - Opening the 240th Legislative Session
Good afternoon. Welcome to everyone joining us in the Chamber today - the People's House of the New York State Legislature. It is my pleasure to begin the 2017 Legislative session by offering you my best wishes for a healthy and productive New Year. To...