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The "State Basic Access Act" is a model for a narrow right to counsel which attaches only to certain high priority basic needs, defined in the Act as shelter, sustenance, safety, health, and child custody.
New York City Council Members Rose Mendez and Alan Gerson introduced legislation to establish a right to counsel for low-income seniors facing eviction or foreclosure.
A summary of progressive state laws dealing with the voting rights of people with felony convictions.
Model living wage law drafted by the Brennan Center.
Proposed New York City local law that creates a process for the City to consider a restaurant's employment law violations when deciding whether to grant or renew the restaurant's operating permit.