NY starting project to put ex-inmates...

NY starting project to put ex-inmates to work

There are 5 comments on the Press & Sun-Bulletin story from Dec 31, 2013, titled NY starting project to put ex-inmates to work. In it, Press & Sun-Bulletin reports that:

New York officials say they are launching a project to train and employ former inmates using $13.5 million raised from businesses and foundations as investors.

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dew4794

Rochester, NY

#1 Dec 31, 2013
Inmates use to learn trades and go to work in the penitentiaries in Illinois. Learned trades like automobile repair, electricity, and carpentry, made furniture for correctional offices and sold on the open market. Then the unions bitched. So now they warehouse inmates at 60K a year. Best system money can buy.
dew4794

Rochester, NY

#2 Jan 2, 2014
Inmates at a minimum security near Des Moines, Iowa work on a farm at the institution to raise food there and for the other institutions. And the inmates think its cool.

“The QUEEN BEE has spoken”

Since: Aug 09

The TRUTH will set you FREE.

#3 Jan 2, 2014
That system used to be about CORRECTION and REHABILITATION.

Must be coming full circle Again...GOOD.
RePigs friend

Rochester, NY

#4 Jan 2, 2014
Gods Property wrote:
That system used to be about CORRECTION and REHABILITATION.
Must be coming full circle Again...GOOD.
For once we agree.
Boony Rat

Clayton, NC

#5 Jan 2, 2014
Prison inmates in the USA top all the world 's prison inmate population .

A free society ? Not really .... So sad how we have been fooled again .

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