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Hochul signs bill that requires prisons to offer Halal and Kosher food


Dec. 15, 2023 By Rachel Butler Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill sponsored by Queens State Sen. Jessica Ramos and Assemblymember Simcha Eichenstein, from Brooklyn, into law on Wednesday that now requires correctional facilities to provide food options that meet special religious dietary requirements. Previously, incarcerated individuals of certain faiths, such as Islam and Judaism,…
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