Environmental Bill Of Rights passes NYS Senate


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The NYS Senate recently passed Senate Bill S528 to amend the State constitution by add an "Environmental Bill of Rights." The lead sponsor of the bill, State Senator Robert Jackson, joined HMM's Alexis Goldsmith to discuss this historic bill. Outro: You just heard State senator Robert Jackson discussing state senate bill S528, also known as the "Environmental Bill of Rights" or "Green Amendment". The bill now goes to the state assembly; if it passes, New Yorkers will vote on the 2021 ballot whether to allow the bill to become an amendment to the state's constitution.

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