Crystal Peoples-Stokes

Tom Puckett
May 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
Albany, NY (WBEN) The state legislature begins the process of interviews to determine a new attorney general. Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes has some expectations. "I'm hoping we have an opportunity to talk to people with a genuine interest in public service. Because this is an election year...
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May 13, 2018 - 9:15 pm
Albany, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Democrats who control the New York State Assembly have released details of the interview process for selecting a new attorney general after Eric Schneiderman abruptly resigned amid allegations he physically abused four women. Applicants for attorney general had until 5 p.m...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:02 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — With little more than a week left in the legislative session, some state lawmakers and community advocates are renewing the push for legalized recreational marijuana in New York state. State Sen. Liz Krueger and Assembly member Crystal Peoples-Stokes are joining with...
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Dave Debo
May 30, 2017 - 6:28 am
(WBEN) Early voting could be coming to New York State under any number of plans that moved forward in the state legislature last week. "Not only does the Assembly have measures that are moving in that direction, but the Governor supports it and so does the Attorney General," says Assemblywoman...
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State Senator Chris Jacobs (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
March 18, 2017 - 10:37 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Tourists in Buffalo for the NCAA Tournament are disappointed over the lack of ridesharing options like Uber and Lyft in Upstate New York. On Saturday, State Senator Chris Jacobs went to the most popular location this weekend in Buffalo, the KeyBank Center, to advocate for...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 18, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes visited East High School late-Friday afternoon to advocate for “raising the age” for individuals who commit crimes to be charged as an adult. The bill, which would raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18 years old. The bill has...
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