LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — The New York State Legislature is again considering a bill that would grant bargaining rights, overtime pay and unemployment benefits to farm workers in the state.
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Democratic majority New York State Assembly have been trying to move the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) into state law since 2013. The move has been blocked every year by the Republican-controlled Senate. But now that President Trump has nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S.