August 01, 2009

Building Bridges - August 2009 edition

The August edition of Building Bridges is now available from the Prison Action Network.

Subjects covered in this issue include:
1. Actions you can take
2. Birth in shackles
3. ICARE is on vacation
4. Legislation updates and bills to watch
5. Parole News
6. Prison Media
7. Prisoners of the census
8. Public Defense
9. Transportation
10. Voting rights
11. Writing Contest

There are no further updates on the Graziano v. Pataki class action case.

Update on Merit Time Bill S2932/A6487: the Bill has passed out of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections Committee and is now sitting in the Rules Committee.