Articles with keyword "New York State"

Safe Horizon Vice President of Government Affairs Michael Polenberg on the impact of the All-Crimes DNA Bill

Posted on: Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Keywords: All-Crimes DNA Bill, Safe Horizon, New York State, crime victims, Michael Polenberg, Government Affairs

Michael Polenberg, Safe Horizon’s Vice President of Governmental Affairs, writes about Safe Horizon’s support of Gov. Cuomo’s “all crimes DNA” proposal in this blog. How will this benefit victims of crime and abuse? It will help solve more crimes, bring...

NY Governor's Budget Includes Important Proposals for Victims of Violence and Abuse

Posted on: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, New York State, New York State budget, crime victims, abuse victims, crime victim programs, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Michael Polenberg, VP of Government Affairs at Safe Horizon, blogs about the continuing economic pressures threatening the viability of valuable programs serving victims of violence and abuse, and writes that the budget proposal for SFY 2012-2013, released on January 17...

Associated Press Reports on Gov. Cuomo’s Proposal for All-Crimes DNA Bill

Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2012

Keywords: All-Crimes DNA bill, New York, New York State, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, Safe Horizon, crime victim, crime victim law, crime victim bill

The addition of petit larceny to a list of crimes requiring DNA samples from convicted offenders has helped solve 51 murders, 222 sexual assaults, 117 robberies and 407 burglaries over the past five and a half years, New York authorities...

New York State Suspends Participation in the Secure Communities Program

Posted on: Thursday, June 2, 2011

Keywords: Secure Communities Program, Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York State, New York, Safe Horizon

Thursday, June 02, 2011 - Safe Horizon applauds Wednesday's decision to suspend New York State's participation in the Secure Communities Program pending further review. Immigration status should not be a barrier to contacting law enforcement for immediate help. Unfortunately, in...

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