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One important news item that we did not get to this week is the fizzling, once again, of legislative efforts to seal a deal on some reform to New York state's Rockefeller Drug Laws. Republicans on the conference committee blamed Democratic legislators for inflexibility, while Democrats charged the Republicans didn't really want to see it happen.

We will report on this next week, but in the meantime wanted to provide you with some links to find out more in the meantime:

Anthony Papa on "Selling Us a Dream," on Alternet's "Drug Reporter":
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=18925

Real Reform 2004:
http://www.realreform2004.org

William Moses Kunstler Fund for Racial Justice and Mothers of the NY Disappeared:
http://www.kunstler.org

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