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Profiting off jailed Vermonters

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. 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.

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

Contact Attorney General T.J. Donovan: 802 828-3171 or or Vermont Attorney General’s Office, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609-1001

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