Publication Details

CCC Testimony: New York State Executive Budget Public Protection Hearing

Published January, 2017

On January 31, 2017, CCC testified before the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees regarding the Executive Budget proposals related to public protection.

Specifically, CCC testified in support of the Governor’s proposal to pass comprehensive legislation to Raise the Age of criminal responsibility.  New York remains one of only two states in the country that treats all 16 and 17 year olds as adults, regardless of the crime they allegedly committed.

You can read CCC’s full testimony.

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