Queens lawmaker’s solitary confinement reform bill signed into law

During his nearly three decades representing East Elmhurst in Albany, Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubrey has been known as a champion of criminal justice reform, leading the effort to repeal the Rockefeller drug laws and sponsoring legislation on behalf of the incarcerated, including access to mental health treatment.

Most recently, Aubrey’s HALT Solitary Confinement Act was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, March 30.

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