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MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Giraldo, Sen. Acosta to unveil prison reform legislation at Friday press conference
STATE HOUSE — Rep. Joshua J. Giraldo (D-Dist. 56, Central Falls) and Sen. Jonathon Acosta (D-Dist. 16, Central Falls, Pawtucket) will host a news conference Friday to unveil legislation that seeks to end the use of private prisons in Rhode Island, ban the housing of Rhode Island prisoners in other states, and stop the state from entering into contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The event is scheduled
Friday, March 5, at noon in front of the
Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility
, 950 High St. in Central Falls.
Senator Acosta and Representative Giraldo will give an overview of the legislation. They will be joined by representatives of Never Again Action, Alliance to Mobilize Our Resistance, and the Interfaith Coalition.
For more information, contact:
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903
Lt. Governor's Office
Secretary of State
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