New York State Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction, and Community Development Public Hearing – 5/16/2019 . Official NY State Senate video
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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues Facebook lacks accountability and that “it’s up to government to come in, break up the company and set this baseline of standards.” CNN Business official video
The NY State Senate passed a lot of bills the week of May 13-17th : The Senate voted to approve a bundle of traffic safety bills…including allowing school bus cameras to be used to catch drivers passing stopped school buses and requiring that everyone in a car use a seat belt.
The Senate also passed a bill requiring people to pass a boat safety course before renting or buying a watercraft.
Another big focus was on our troops. The Senate passed seven bills concentrating on our veterans and those on active duty…including bills providing tax exemptions for veterans, a bill giving military students’ academic credit for their service, and a bill that establishes a crisis hotline number for service members.
The Senate also passed bills adding more protections for survivors of domestic abuse including allowing someone to file a report at any police station in the state and prohibiting employers from discriminating against survivors of abuse. Official NY Senate video