The governor is planning to hold a public discussion with district attorneys from around the state.READ MORE: Candidate Conversations: Curtis Sliwa
He also says the current bail reform law should have been more strict.READ MORE: Residents In River Vale, N.J. Dealing With Water Everywhere After Hackensack River Overflows Due To Nor'easter Rains
“My proposal last year was no cash bail, period. Period. If you are a threat or you’re a flight risk, you stay in jail. I don’t care if you’re Harvey Weinstein. I don’t care if you’re a billionaire, you stay in jail,” Cuomo said. “But I’m not going to sacrifice public safety of the people of this state.”MORE NEWS: NYPD Completes Renovation Of NYCHA Basketball Courts With $4 Million Seized From Drug Busts
The governor also wants judicial discretion for judges to consider the defendant’s risk of flight, but wealth would not be a factor.