State payments to NYCHA have soared over the past couple years. But the vast majority of that money is actually Sandy recovery funding from the federal government, not from Albany’s coffers.
‘When tech companies recruit for their entry-level mid-level jobs, they often recruit from expensive, private universities – elite institutions where few young people like the ones growing up in my NYCHA building can be found.’
Criminal-justice reform has largely avoided changes to how we treat ‘violent criminals.’ But research shows they’re less likely to re-offend than others. And victims aren’t always well served by sentences that aim for retribution.