Amidst concerns over the mistreatment of Vermonters in a Pennsylvania private prison, the Department of Corrections has made the baffling decision to move Vermonters even further away, to Mississippi. https://vtdigger.org/2018/09/09/vermont-prisoners-moved-mississippi-prison-run-corecivic/ This decision comes on the heels of questions regarding Governor Scott receiving financial support from private prison lobbyists and plans to open a private prison in Vermont. https://www.sevendaysvt.com/OffMessage/archives/2018/01/26/scott-met-with-private-prison-lobbyists-prior-to-pitching-plan
What’s wrong with private prisons:
We encourage you to share your thoughts on the new plan to move Vermont prisoners to Mississippi.
Contact Governor Phil Scott: 802 828-3333 or http://governor.vermont.gov/contact-us/message
Contact Attorney General T.J. Donovan: 802 828-3171 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Vermont Attorney General’s Office, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609-1001