Recent New York News & Related Documents:
N.Y. State Governor's Press Office, Governor Hochul Releases Prison Redevelopment Commission Recommendations (Dec. 22, 2022)
Kevin Frey, Congressional panel asks city to hand over Rikers data, Spectrum News N.Y. 1 (Dec. 22, 2022, 4:30 PM)
Chris Gelardi, ‘No B Officer’: How an Understaffed Rikers Island Allowed Another Suicide, N.Y. Focus (Dec. 22, 2022)
Erica Bryant, 19 People Have Died from New York City Jails in 2022, Vera (Dec. 12, 2022)
Matt Katz, Citing drugs at Rikers, NYC to ban incarcerated people from getting letters in the mail, WNYC News (Oct. 27, 2022)
Curtis Brodner, New legislation would form NYC jail review teams in attempt to reduce prison population, 1010 WINS (Oct. 26, 2022, 9:34 PM)
Molly Crane-Newman, SDNY forms committee to help get innocent people out of prison, N.Y. Daily News (Oct. 17, 2022)
Marsha Mercer, Advocates Seek to Make Prison Work Voluntary, PEW: Stateline (Sept. 7, 2022)
Erik Ortiz, New York City may ban solitary confinement in jails as a bill outlawing the practice gets veto-proof majority, NBC News (Aug. 31, 2022, 11:37 AM & updated Sept. 1, 2022, 9:16 AM)
Tools To Find New York Bills:
The New York Times: A current BLS student, faculty member or administrator can create an individual account. Click here for instructions. Also, subscription Lexis+ provides The New York Times from June 1980-today. Subscription Proquest provides a similar database (PDF). Proquest also provides Historical New York Times with Index (PDF).
Tips: Lexis+ & Westlaw sources below require BLS students, faculty and administrators to enter individual login credentials. BLS researchers who plan to use Proquest's U.S. Newsstream off campus and do not live in a BLS residence: implement the BLS proxy server instructions for 1 web browser, then close/reopen that browser.