Author Archives: Velvet Spicer

AG James leads push to recognize ERA

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., joined from left by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other congressional Democrats, holds up a copy of the Constitution during an event about their resolution to remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a coalition of 19 attorneys general and one governor in a fight to recognize the Equal Rights Amendment as the 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. An amendment requires three-quarters of states ...

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Monroe County ADA resigns after Floyd post


Assistant District Attorney Dan Strollo resigned from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office this week following a social media post referencing the killing of George Floyd. Strollo’s Facebook and Instagram accounts have been deactivated since the post was shared on ...

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