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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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Let’s hope the goal wasn’t to teach by example.

By: CHELSIA ROSE MARCIUS and STEPHEN REX BROWN October 8, 20. 11:25
 
By: Dan Mannarino , Veronica Rosario September 22, 20. 13:39

Commissioners of two city agencies leading efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus in jails told the City Council Monday they’re prepared to handle an outbreak if New York is hit with a second COVID-19 surge this winter — but not everyone was convinced.

By: CHELSIA ROSE MARCIUS September 22, 20. 9:20

The city’s correctional officers took a serious beating last year from inmates, as

By: Bernadette Hogan September 18, 20. 8:37

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