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Carlina Rivera, tapped to head Criminal Justice Committee, says solitary confinement must end

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | Declaring that it’s critical to “center humanity” within the city’s jails and criminal legal system, Councilmember Carlina Rivera on Thursday…

‘We have a right to be safe’: Activists, politicians say ‘hard problems’ must be tackled after Times Square subway-shove death

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Amid two years of unrelenting anti-Asian hatred and violence, Michelle Alyssa Go’s death in Times Square on Saturday has raised the…

Bottcher: City and state must address the mental-health crisis

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | After Saturday’s subway-shoving death of a woman at the Times Square station, new Councilmember Erik Bottcher said government must confront…

Assemblymember Ron Kim joins health aides’ fight against 24-hour workday

BY DASHIELL ALLEN | Gui Zhu Chen worked as a home attendant for the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC) from 2013 to 2019 — until she…

Adams vetoes Chin’s bill hiking fines for Soho/Noho nonartist JLWQA residents, saying it needs work

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated Jan. 16, 3:30 p.m.: Mayor Eric Adams in a statement late Friday afternoon reitearated his support for the Soho/Noho upzoning.…

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