Elise Stefanik Cosponsors Bill To Study Dangerous NYS Bail Reform Policies

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced she is the cosponsor of the bipartisan Bill’s Promise Act, legislation that would direct the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a comprehensive assessment of how individuals on pre-trial release are monitored at the federal, state, and local levels. Under New York State’s new bail reform policy, cash bail is not required for most defendants accused of misdemeanors and non-violent felonies including those arrested for drug possession, or even many property crimes like theft and burglary. Continue reading “Elise Stefanik Cosponsors Bill To Study Dangerous NYS Bail Reform Policies”

Now that Stefanik Has Released Her 2019 Reading List, Will Tonko Release His?

NYS 21st Congressional District Representative Elise Stefanik read 46 books, almost one  per week, in 2019. As someone who has sold books for a living for 26 years and read several thousands books in my lifetime, Stefanik should be commended for setting aside time everyday to read. Yet when Stefanik requested book suggestions from her twitter followers, several media outlets wrote stories about the snarky suggestions she got rather than on Stefanik setting an example to her constituents and their children. Continue reading “Now that Stefanik Has Released Her 2019 Reading List, Will Tonko Release His?”

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