Raising the Age this Session

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January 20, 2016


During his state of state of the address, Governor Cuomo made a comment about it being easier for a 16 or 17-year-old to find a jail cell than a job. We've [Capital Tonight] talked about this many times on the show. New York is one of only two states to try 16 and 17-year-olds as adults. Advocates are hoping to see that change this year. Samantha Levine, acting Executive Director with the Children's Defense Fund [New York], joins [...] to discuss.
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