Connecticut Weighs Prison Reforms, Inmate Exports

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http://www.ctnow.com/news/local/hc-docprotest0710.artjul10,0,1707589.story?coll=hc-headlines-local Activists and prison union officials want the Connecticut legislature to reject a plan that would allow Gov. John G. Rowland to send more inmates out of state in exchange for signing a prison reform package. The Hartford Courant says that both groups support reform measures to address overcrowding and the state's ballooning prison budget. But they oppose a plan to send 1,500 . . .

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