A New York State senator is pushing for new legislation that could help families with autistic children in response to the death of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo.

Sen. Charles Schumer appeared with the teenager's mother over the weekend to announce Avonte's Law, which would require the federal government to provide money for GPS tracking devices to be worn by kids with autism.

The device...

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