NYLJ: Defenders Joined by NYC Officials in Pressing de Blasio Administration for Pay Boost

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks Thursday on the steps of New York City Hall during a rally calling for city government to increase funding to pay public defenders. Photo: Spencer Lee Gallop

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks Thursday on the steps of New York City Hall during a rally calling for city government to increase funding to pay public defenders. Photo: Spencer Lee Gallop

By Colby Hamilton
May 30, 2019

New York City public defender organizations and their allies rallied on the steps of City Hall on Thursday to continue to put pressure on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration to bring legal aid attorney salaries in line with those of their counterparts in city prosecutors’ offices . . . Read more.