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

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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 ...


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