Category: Dannel Malloy

New-Crime Recidivism Rates Continue to Show Modest Improvement

The Connecticut Mirror By Clarice Silber and Jake Kara After years of state-backed efforts to reduce recidivism, a new report made public today by the Office of Policy and Management shows Connecticut has made steady if modest progress on how many released inmates wind up committing new crimes. The report found that of 11,245 inmates who …

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Governors Pay Prisoners Face-To-Face Visits

Governing By J.B. Wogan In 2015, Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit a prison. Since then, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, a former district attorney, has walked the halls of his state’s prisons 21 times. “We’ve got to turn [prisons] from these very dark places that we try to push out of our …

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