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137 Groups Urge Lawmakers to End Prolonged Solitary Confinement In New York

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Hon. Andrea Stewart-Cousins  Majority Leader New York State Senate 188 State Street, Room 907  Legislative Office Building  Albany, NY 12247 Hon. Carl E. Heastie  Speaker New York State Assembly LOB 932 Albany, NY 12248 Dear Senate Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Heastie: We, the undersigned, are writing to urge you to bring the HALT Solitary Confinement Act to a vote on the very next day the legislature is in session in January. We appreciate your ongoing commitment to this issue and urge you to partner with us now to pass HALT. As you know, Governor Cuomo recently issued…

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