Reform To Offer Opportunities For Former Inmates

3rd District State Senator Whitney Westerfield says the General Assembly will begin discussing legislation this week that could improve the success of those released from prison. During the weekly Legislative Update, Westerfield said the justice reforms will offer low risk inmates a chance to participate in work release.

Westerfield states the inmates will earn money that can be targeted for a number of purposes.

The second part of the bill will allow manufacturing facilities inside prisons.

That legislation will begin making it's way through the General Assembly this week.

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