Albany Co D.A.: Drop Raise The Age

August 8, 2022

Spectrum News reports that Albany County District Attorney David Soares wants state lawmakers to return to Albany this week to get rid of raise the age. Raise the age made it so suspects had to be 18 to be fully prosecuted for violent crimes. The Albany County D.A. says, huge crimes are being committed by 16 and 17 year olds who cannot be held accountable because of Raise the Age. Also, a New York City based State Senator, wants the Albany County D.A. to prosecute Congressman Lee Zeldin. Zeldin is being accused of photocopying pages of thousands of signatures on political petitions.

Zeldin, is campaigning in Franklin County today, on the issues of bail reform and public safety, as well as making changes to farm workers overtime rules.