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Could rolling back bail reform change the plan to close Rikers?

January 8 | Mary Frost

Advocates for closing Rikers and opening smaller borough-based jails are beginning to fret over the push to roll back some of the provisions of the bail law reforms that went into effect on Jan. 1, saying the contentious plan was carefully crafted using population estimates that included the impact of bail reform. A source at […]

BQE neighbors present city with united vision for highway’s rehab

November 27 | Mary Frost

A dozen community groups representing residents along the BQE presented the city with a united vision, setting out their common expectations for the highway’s reconstruction. The groups want a plan that will reunite communities long divided by the roadway and put the brakes on “car culture.” The 12 organizations, which represent neighborhoods from Carroll Gardens […]

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