Power & Politics Full Show: Responding to Hurricane Fiona’s fury; the future of Rikers Island

Kurt Semder welcomes Rep. Nydia Velazquez to discuss the issues the island faces.

News 12 Staff

Sep 25, 2022, 5:36 PM

Updated 603 days ago

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Five years ago, Puerto Rico was battered by Hurricane Maria, causing massive damage and loss of life. The efforts to restore and rebuild infrastructure came under massive scrutiny.
Fast forward to this month – Hurricane Fiona unleashed its wrath on the island, and once again the damage left behind has caused power outages, damage and has many asking the same questions they did five years ago.
Kurt Semder welcomes Rep. Nydia Velazquez to discuss the issues the island faces.
Also, Councilmember Tiffany Caban speaks on the future of Rikers Island. In the first three weeks of September, three more inmates have died in custody there.


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