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Reuven Blau
Senior Reporter . , alum. rblau@thecity.nyc
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city nolan! Sep 20
Replying to @ndhapple
"This is something that needs to get done," says de Blasio about Text911, which was supposed to launch last year.
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Reuven Blau Sep 19
Replying to @NickiJhabvala
Any idea about the severity of Sutton's "ribs" injury?
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Reuven Blau Sep 19
A $5 million study looking at the possibility of extending subway service along Utica Avenue in Brooklyn is 0% done reports ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Reuven Blau Sep 18
Hostage or date surprise? Thank you ⁦⁩ for never making me do this.
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Errol Louis Sep 18
The dishonesty here is painfully obvious. I've spoken several times at over the years, and know what an outstanding Yeshiva education looks like. Invoking that excellence to protect schools that barely teach minimal levels of Science, Math, History, English? SMH
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Reuven Blau Sep 18
“The ⁦⁩ project targets the Lower East Side, zeroing in on a span of the river between the Brooklyn Bridge and the south end of Pier 35,” reports ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Reuven Blau Sep 18
“Because it’s a city-funded pool, it should be open to all New Yorkers. We want to make sure everyone who wants to use the pool is comfortable doing so, and that includes men as well,” ⁦⁩ told ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Reuven Blau Sep 18
“After years of serving Donald Trump’s interests, it appears that ⁦⁩ is still doing so in her taxpayer-funded job,” said ⁦⁩, executive director of ⁦⁩ — by ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Reuven Blau Sep 18
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Reuven Blau Sep 18
says that the inmate population now includes far fewer low level offenders. Former DOC officials dispute that take and joke how they wish the population was as low as it is today when they were in charge.
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Reuven Blau Sep 17
Replying to @ReuvenBlau
It was not all bad news in the MMR. The avg. daily pop. has gone from 10,240 in FY 2015 to 7,938 in FY 2019. The drop is expected to continue when bail reform goes into effect at the start of the year.
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Reuven Blau Sep 17
Replying to @ReuvenBlau
In April, a federal monitor reported the “unremitting” use of force against inmates hit a three-year high
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Reuven Blau Sep 17
Replying to @NYCMayor
On the presidential campaign trail, has decried the treatment of immigrants in federal detention centers. He last visited Rikers Island on June 26, 2017.
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Reuven Blau Sep 17
Before the DOI report, denied that the top brass was juking the numbers despite a report by me and in the
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Reuven Blau Sep 17
Replying to @DOIPRESSOFFICE
The stats come shortly after found that the city jails’ system to track violence behind bars is “unreliable” — leading to significant undercounting of incidents
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Reuven Blau Sep 17
Some new stats courtesy of the Mayor's Management Report. All up: violent inmate-on-inmate incidents, inmate assaults on staff, department use of force incidents, and stabbings and slashings
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Rosa Goldensohn Sep 17
Another Mayor's Management Report, another time to ignore the DOB's arbitrary construction death undercount and wait for the BLS numbers to come out next year. Deaths could be down, but the MMR/the city would not be reliable source to tell us that.
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Reuven Blau Sep 17
This will continue to happen until the city and community take the issue more seriously
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Reuven Blau Sep 17
“America’s tiniest boutique prison, reserved exclusively for alleged geriatric jihadists” Capt. Brian L. Mizer, a Navy lawyer who has represented detainees at Guantánamo, told /www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/us/politics/guantanamo-bay-cost-prison.html
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Reuven Blau Sep 17
"As it moves jail beds out of Rikers, the city has a rare opportunity to build more treatment and rehabilitative beds, and to finally right the wrong of the decades-long mass incarceration of people with mental illness," says
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