Rosa Goldensohn

Rosa Goldensohn

I'm a reporter in NYC.

I cover politics and government for Crain's New York Business.

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Teen's Death in Solitary Cell Shows Health Failures at Rikers Island

Andy Henriquez, a 19-year-old from Washington Heights, whispered through the walls of his solitary cell on Rikers Island that he was dying.

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City Renewed Contracts With Rikers Health Provider Despite 4 Inmate Deaths

State investigators admonished the medical provider for New York's jails and prisons on four separate occasions after Rikers Island inmates in its care died — yet government officials still repeatedly renewed its contract, DNAinfo New York has learned.

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Rikers Inmates' Deaths Blamed on Health Care Provider Were Kept Secret

A spokesman for the State Commission on Corrections told DNAinfo the families could also have obtained a copy of the report through a Freedom of Information Law request. However, none of them were ever told that investigations into their loved ones’ deaths had been opened.

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Health Care Complaints at City Jails Nearly Doubled Since 2012

Complaints about health care in city jails have nearly doubled since 2012, according to city Health Department data.

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City Council Slams Rikers Medical Provider at Hearing

City politicians slammed the scandal-plagued Rikers Island health care provider Corizon at a contentious hearing Tuesday over its role in numerous inmate deaths.

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Family Sues After Construction Worker's 'Painful And Slow Death' At Rikers

A complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Tuesday charges that corrections officers “stood idly by” as Woods was dying of a bleeding ulcer, while fellow inmates pleaded for medical help.

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City Will Not Renew Corizon Contracts For Rikers Health Care: Sources

A for-profit company that provides health care at Rikers Island will soon lose its contract with the city, sources said.

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Average NYC Jail Stay Is 3 Times Longer Than Reported, DOC Commish Says

Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte said the average stay for an inmate is 176 days, not 53.

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Jail Doctors Made Man Impotent by Failing to Treat 6-Day Erection

"Honestly, I wanted to choke Barnes," Cotton said. "Because he destroyed me."

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Rikers Island Reimagined

Come stroll with us along 413 acres of city-owned waterfront property. Don't mind the incessant roar of planes and the stench of the mudflat at low tide. Check out that breathtaking skyline view.

Crain's New York Business

Mayor Bill de Blasio quadruples down on outsourcing Rikers reform

McKinsey gets an even bigger contract to quell violence at city jails.

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Domestic violence emerges as economic scourge and primary driver of homelessness | Crain's New York Business

Domestic violence emerges as economic scourge and p...

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NYC to Trump: You didn't build that golf course

NYC to Trump: You didn't build that golf course

Crain's New York Business

Despite safety push, many worksite deaths go uncounted

More than a third of construction fatalities last year were not recorded by the de Blasio administration

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City should not have awarded housing deal to buyer of former nursing home, local groups say

While vying for the job of redeveloping the 500,000-square-foot Bedford-Union Armory, Slate was simultaneously trying to keep its May 2015 agreement to buy Rivington House a secret from city officials out of concern they would halt the deal, according to a Department of Investigation report released last month.