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COBA President Benny Boscio on Inside City Hall 4.27 Blasting Proposed Federal Takeover of Rikers
By: Inside City Hall April 28, 22. 0:00

COBA President Benny Boscio Jr. appeared on Inside City Hall to call out the issues with the proposed federal takeover of Rikers. Boscio said that the outcome of staffing shortages and failed administration policies has been “eight years of neglect” by the previous Mayor. Additionally, Boscio said Rikers Island Commissioner Louis Molina should be given an opportunity to “fix the problem,” citing that the three prior commissioners had no prior “jail experience.”

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A new state bill would prevent local government workers from being punished for coronavirus-related absences following a Daily News report on how hundreds of New York City correction officers with COVID-19 now have tarnished records for calling out sick.

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NEW YORK — As the city moves to close two jail facilities by the end of November, the president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association (COBA) is sounding the alarm about overcrowding during the coronavirus pandemic.

By: Faraz Toor October 14, 20. 16:54