New York Civil Liberties Union en Ethics panel rejects donor privacy requests from abortion groups <p>A state ethics board has denied applications from groups on both sides of the abortion debate a request to keep private their donor lists.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 04:01:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 50543 at Syracuse tasing incident leads to policy discussion <p>A recent case involving a disabled man tased by Syracuse Police on a CENTRO bus in May has Syracuse lawmakers looking into the police department's policy on using the electronic devices. In a meeting this week, common councilors heard from advocates who would like to see that policy updated.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 11:41:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 42878 at Syracuse tasing incident leads to policy discussion Women rally to demand Senate vote on abortion rights <p>Women’s groups rallied outside the New York state Senate chamber, demanding a vote on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 10-point women’s equality act -- that includes an abortion rights provision.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 11:33:37 +0000 Karen DeWitt 39923 at