Raise the Age 11 NY counties creating non-profit to build regional prison for teens By Celia Clarke • Oct 31, 2018 Karen DeWitt / WBFO News Eleven New York counties are working together to find new places to house children in the criminal justice system. Will changes in state law help young offenders? By Chris Caya • Oct 2, 2018 clbb.mgh.harvard.edu/juvenilejustice/ A law designed to keep some teenagers out of the adult criminal justice system is now in effect in New York state. Listen Listening... / 1:35 WBFO's Chris Caya reports State budget negotiations coming to a close By Karen DeWitt • Mar 31, 2017 Deals on some issues tied to the state budget are coming together as lawmakers rush to meet the budget deadline. Listen Listening... / 3:46 WBFO Albany Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports. Budget due Friday, but no agreements finalized yet By Karen DeWitt • Mar 28, 2017 WBFO File Photo Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders plan to meet all week, but no agreements are finalized yet on a state budget that’s due Friday. Listen Listening... / 3:48 WBFO Albany Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports. Raise the Age talks in Albany get personal By Karen DeWitt • Mar 8, 2017 Karen DeWitt The state budget is due in 3 1/2 weeks, but the biggest push at the Capitol is for a change that is not a spending item. It’s a measure to treat 16- and 17-year-olds as children, not adults, when they are charged with serious crimes. Listen Listening... / 3:16 WBFO Albany Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports. Cuomo presses to 'Raise the Age' By Karen DeWitt • May 29, 2015 Governor Andrew Cuomo visited a state prison Thursday to announce he’s hiring more guards, and to push for a change in how 16 and 17 year olds are treated in the state prison system. Reformers seek changes for young offenders By Chris Caya • Dec 11, 2013 Chris Caya/WBFO news Listen Listening... / 1:42 WBFO's Chris Caya reports About two dozen people braved a biting wind outside the Erie County Holding Center in downtown Buffalo Tuesday to call on Albany to "Raise the Age."