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Rikers Russian Roulette

Posted 9/27/21

To the Editor: On Sept. 17, Governor Hochul signed a prison-reform bill called the "Less Is More Act." Although this bill has merit, it will do virtually nothing to solve the problems in the NYC Correction Department.

At the press conference, Hochul referred to New York State's high rate of incarceration and stated, "This is an indictment on us all." Many times politicians are happy to share the blame with others when it's entirely their fault.

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