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Appeals Court Overturns Sex Change Surgery For Massachusetts Inmate

A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate convicted of murder.

12/16/2014

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Early Release Program Under Fire Again

A current and a former State Senator are calling for a legislative review of the state’s Risk Reduction Credit Program.

09/05/2014

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Bonding Bill Clears State Senate

By SUSAN HAIGH   Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers were tying up loose ends Tuesday on a new state budget, with the Senate passing a $953 million bonding package that includes millions […]

05/06/2014

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Shutdown Delays Prison Conversion

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The partial government shutdown has delayed plans to begin moving inmates out of the federal women’s prison in Danbury as part of an effort to turn the facility into a minimum-security […]

10/07/2013

Freshly caught Blackfish and Fluke fillets being prepared for the grill.

Prison Officials Agree To Stop Serving Fish To Vegetarian Inmate

Prison officials have agreed to stop serving fish to a vegetarian prison inmate.

10/01/2013