New York Action Alert: Help Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients, Support A6889 and S4716

New York A6889 and S4716 would effectively nullify in practice some FDA rules that block experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.

A6889 must pass through the Assembly Health Committee, and S4716 must pass through the Senate Health Committee. Take the following steps to support these important bills.

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Action Alert: Help Stop License Plate Tracking in New York, Support A5233

New York A05233 would set strict limits on automatic license plate readers (ALPR), creating roadblocks for the continuation of a national license plate tracking program that relies on such data from the states. It has been referred to the Assembly’s Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection where it needs to pass by a majority vote to move forward.

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New York Bill Would Limit ALPRs, Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

ALBANY, NY (Feb. 19, 2015) – A bill introduced in the New York General Assembly would put strict limitations on the use of automated license plate reader systems (ALPRs) by the state, and in doing so, would have a major impact on federal efforts to tap in to state and local systems to track millions of people for the crime of driving.

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New York Action Alert: Help Legalize Marijuana, Nullify Federal Prohibition. Support A3089 and S1747

New York A3089 and S1747 would legalize recreational marijuana. A3089 was referred to the Assembly Codes Committee while S1747 was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. The bills must pass through their committee assignments successfully before they can receive full votes from their respective chambers. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS – It doesn’t matter where…

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