Judge Edwina Richardson-Mendelson leads the Equal Justice in Courts initiative to eliminate racial bias in the state court system.
The Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee (SSDC) requests your generous support of this event to raise awareness about equal justice, focus on the challenges ahead, and energize our community to lead initiatives and support candidates to achieve equal justice for all.
At its September 19 meeting, the Saratoga Springs City Council voted unanimously to send a letter to NYRA David O’Rouke, supporting the organizing effort of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1430 to provide backstretch workers with representation by the union.
At the August 1 City Council meeting, an an amendment to its firearms ordinance was approved by a 3-2 vote. The two main highlights make it illegal to possess a firearm while intoxicated in a public space and outlines penalties for each firearm discharge.
“People are handing over cash through a window and expect to get somewhere. That’s a very dangerous situation… please use rideshare or our licensed taxi cabs. You’re making the right choice to get home… let’s make sure you get home safe.”