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Malloy: Reforms help shrink prison population to a 20-year low

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a prison population milestone outside a correctional facility in Hartford.

Connecticut’s prison population briefly fell below 15,000 inmates this month for the first time in nearly 20 years, a drop Gov. Dannel P. Malloy attributes to the bipartisan passage last year of lowering penalties for drug possession, a reform aimed at reducing incarceration without compromising public safety. Continue Reading →

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