New York Governor Seeks Wider Powers for Anti-bias Commission
Menu JTA Search

New York Governor Seeks Wider Powers for Anti-bias Commission

Download PDF for this date

Governor Averill Harriman, in his first message today to the New York State Legislature, urged that the State Commission Against Discrimination be given the power to initiate investigations. The commission is now permitted to act only when complaints are filed.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund