MetroFocus: March 22, 2023

03/22/2023 | 28m  | Video has closed captioning.

Two of the legislature’s newer members want to treat retail employees as essential workers, and make it a felony to commit even minor assaults against them. Joining us to discuss these efforts are State Senator Jessica Scarcella-Spanton and Assemblymember Manny De Los Santos. New York State Senator Michael Gianaris also discusses the new law banning the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores.

Aired: 03/22/23

Rating: NR

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MetroFocus is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN PBS.