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Governor Cuomo Launches "Raise the Age" Campaign

A new campaign launched by Governor Cuomo calls for an increase in the age of criminal responsibility in New York.

Cuomo's "Raise the Age" campaign would prevent sixteen and seventeen year olds from being confined with the adult population while awaiting trial.

Cuomo points out that raising the age could reduce offenses and lower the state's crime rate.

Advocates are set to gather at the State Capitol in Albany tomorrow to promote the effort.