Citizen Action Statement on Closure of Rikers Island

New York City–In response to Mayor de Blasio’s plan to construct new jails to replace Rikers Island, Stanley Fritz, Citizen Action of New York’s Political Director, issued the following statement: “Citizen Action of New York cannot support Mayor de Blasio’s plan to...

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DA Doorley Twists Facts on Bail Reform to Incite Fear

Rochester, NY—In response to a recent media interview with District Attorney Sandra Doorley, Erin George, Criminal Justice Campaigns Director of Citizen Action of New York, has issued the following statement: “Either Sandra Doorley has a poor understanding of the new...

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