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New York Senator Seeks to Decriminalize Fare Evasion

Senator Jesse Hamilton (center) w/ advocates. Photo Credit: Office of Senator Jesse Hamilton

On July 25, Senator Jesse Hamilton and Assemblywoman Tremaine Wright hosted a press conference with public defenders and criminal justice reform advocates on legislation to decriminalize turnstile jumping at the Franklin Ave Subway Station in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.  Legislation they introduced  would make turnstile jumping a civil matter, resulting in a potential fine and not a potential arrest, imprisonment or criminal record.

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July 28, 2017

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