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Friend Stands With Crime Victims Calling For The Passage Of Ramona’s Law

Assemblyman Christopher Friend (R,C,I,Ref-Big Flats) is calling for the passage of Ramona’s Law (A.6663), legislation which would extend the maximum time allowed between parole hearings from two years to five for those who committed significantly...

Friend Decries Efforts by The Assembly Majority to Prohibit Employers from Conducting Criminal Background Checks

Assemblyman Christopher Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) is opposing efforts by the Assembly Majority to move a bill which would prohibit employers from conducting criminal background checks on job applicants without first making a job offer (A.3972). Friend...

Friend Opposes Efforts to Prematurely Parole 55-Year-Old Criminals

Assemblyman Christopher Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) is in opposition to efforts from the Majority in the Legislature to prematurely parole inmates from prison if they have reached the age of 55. The bill would allow criminals, despite the length of their...

Friend and Minority Colleagues Create Petition Urging Passage of Scholarships for Gold Star Families

Assemblyman Christopher Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) and his Minority colleagues launched a petition to gain support from the public to urge the passage of legislation creating SUNY and CUNY scholarships for Gold Star families in New York. The Assemblyman,...

Friend: Governor’s Prison Closures Is Dangerous Policy

Assemblyman Christopher Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) has serious concerns over the governor’s intention of closing three more prisons in the state. Current housing and staffing in state prisons has inmates dangerously double-bunked in dormitories and...

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