Gov. Kathy Hochul is poised to sign a pair of bills Monday that will require phone companies to block and screen unwanted calls, The Post has learned.
“New Yorkers are fed up with annoying, predatory robocalls, and we’re taking action to stop them,” said Hochul in a statement.
“This legislation will enable telecom companies to prevent these calls from coming in in the first place, as well as empower our state government to ensure that voice service providers are validating who is making these calls so enforcement action can be taken against bad actors.”
The first bill, sponsored by state Sen. Jeremey Cooney (D-Rochester) and
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