New York NOW | Episode | Environmental Bond Act, Scaffold Law Reform in New York
Voters will decide in November if New York should borrow $4.2 billion in bonds over three decades to combat climate change and address environmental damage. New York passed a law in 1885 to protect workers in the construction trades. But, since then, some say the law's been interpreted in ways that have led to abuse. Learn more about the law and why the state should change it.