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NEW YORK (PIX11) — A two-year delay in the plan to shut down Rikers Island drew harsh criticism from elected officials at a rally outside City Hall Thursday.

In an unprecedented move, City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams is expected to chair a city council budget hearing for the Department of Corrections. Commissioner Louis Molina joined PIX11 News to address the delays in Rikers Island closing, and provide updates on the prison.

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