Tag: Biaggi, Alessandra

‘I Can Still Smell Him’: For 4 Legislators, the Child Victims Act Is Personal

Yuh-Line Niou told no one for years. And then, one day, she told everyone. “I was 13 years old, and it was a teacher, and I can still smell him,” she said, trembling. It was Jan. 28, and lawmakers were about to vote on whether to extend the statute of limitations for child sex abuse […]

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Sex Harassment Laws Toughened in New York: ‘Finally, This Is Happening’

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] ALBANY — For decades, sexual harassment was the State Capitol’s worst-kept secret. Even as women climbed the ranks of political power and won legal promises of gender equality, legislators avoided the topic of harassment. Female aides and even lawmakers who […]

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