De Blasio spending over $3M a year to keep repeat offenders out of jail

He’s improving the quality of life — for low-level criminals. Mayor de Blasio is spending $3.5 million a year to spare thousands of repeat offenders a trip to Rikers Island — instead sending them to group counseling and job-readiness workshops, The Post has learned. The program — quietly launched this month in Manhattan, Brooklyn and The…

He’s improving the quality of life — for low-level criminals. Mayor de Blasio is spending $3.5 million a year to spare thousands of repeat offenders a trip to Rikers Island — instead sending them to group counseling and job-readiness workshops, The Post has learned. The program — quietly launched this month in Manhattan, Brooklyn and The...

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