Latest News

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.”

Archive News

The de Blasio administration did not have the best relationship with the city’s correction officers’ union. But in two weeks, that’s all changed. 

"To state that I am placating, those who know me know I do not placate,” said Mayor Eric Adams. "I respect union workers.”

By: COURTNEY GROSS | NEW YORK CITY January 14, 22. 0:00

This time, she has receipts.

By: MICHAEL GARTLAND and CHRIS SOMMERFELDT December 21, 21. 12:26

Mayor-elect Eric Adams introduced the city’s new jail boss on Thursday — and warned the inmates on Rikers Island to start behaving because he plans to immediately reverse outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 

By: Julia Marsh, Tina Moore, Craig McCarthy and Bruce Golding December 16, 21. 0:00
By: The Chief Leader December 13, 21. 12:19

Pages