There is movement in Albany to rename the state’s spinal cord injury research fund and its research board in memory of Christopher Reeve, the actor and Pound Ridge resident who became a champion of research in the field after his own life-changing injury.
A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Adam Bradley, D-White Plains, passed the Assembly last week. The legislation would also create an income tax checkoff box for donations to the fund.
“Renaming the fund and board will honor a New York native who worked through his own tragedy to tirelessly try to find a cure for others and will also help raise funds for ongoing research,” Bradley said in a press release. Continue Reading »