(Albany, NY) Today the New York State Legislature appointed Barbara Underwood as Attorney General for New York State. Underwood had been serving as Interim Attorney General following the resignation of Eric Schneiderman.
Robin Chappelle Golston, President, and CEO, Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts:
“In these perilous times with the federal government intent on rolling back access to reproductive health care and eroding our rights, our state looks to our Attorney General, Barbara Underwood, to ensure that New York keeps its long-standing commitment to our progressive legacy. Thanks to our state legislature for conducting a thorough review process under the direction of Speaker Carl Heastie. Planned Parenthood looks forward to working withAttorney General Barbara Underwood to protect our rights, health, and well-being.”