The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region

Lawmakers call Cuomo's inmate college education plan 'unfair'

Text Size: A | A

Several lawmakers are calling Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to provide inmates in New York state prisons with a college education unfair to middle class students and their families. Capital Region legislators are speaking out against the proposal, slamming Cuomo’s push to educate inmates rather than working to reduce the cost of college for students statewide. “We would like to see these individuals find their way back into society,” said Assemblyman Peter Lopez, R-Schoharie. “I support ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!