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Calls To Close Supermax Grow As Legislative Session Gets Underway

SOMERS, CT — Advocates for people in Connecticut prisons called Tuesday for the closure of Northern Correctional Institution in Somers and the redirection of its operating budget towards programs and services aimed at helping former prison inmates. Northern, the state’s only maximum security prison, was reviled throughout a midday Zoom conference as a “dungeon” and […]