Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti

Hudson Valley News
11:25 am
Wed December 10, 2014

NYS Lawmaker Wants To Give AG Sole Power to Prosecute Police Crimes

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A New York state assemblyman says he is preparing legislation to give the state attorney general sole power to prosecute police crimes. This comes in the wake of the death of Eric Garner and a request by the attorney general for an executive order to investigate such cases.

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Hudson Valley News
7:44 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Two NYS Lawmakers Say Payment System Is Broken

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Two state lawmakers say it is time for New York to fix a broken reimbursement system. They will make their demand Thursday afternoon in Rockland County.

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Hudson Valley News
7:46 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Hudson River Boat Crash Victims' Families Ask For Information

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The investigation continues into a fatal boat crash in the Hudson River on Friday. The families of the victims say the investigation should focus on lighting, not alcohol. But state authorities say lighting was in compliance. In the meantime, family members went from planning a wedding to holding funerals.

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Hudson Valley News
11:06 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

NYS Lawmaker Says Needed Funds Could Come From Film Tax Credits

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A New York State Assemblyman from the Hudson Valley has an idea about how to restore funding for not-for-profit programs for people with developmental disabilities. He admits there is some resistance to his plan, but insists opponents don’t see the big picture.

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