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2017

Out-of-state prison deal may have minimum bed requirement, VtDigger, April 20, 2017

Class examines criminal justice reform, Brattleboro Reformer, April 17, 2017

Vermont finalizing new out-of-state prison contract, VtDigger, April 10, 2017

Advocates: VT can end out-of-state prison contract now, Burlington Free Press video, March, 2017

Why We Need More Restorative Justice, VtDigger, March 23, 2017

Vermont’s Out-of-State Inmates Provide Cheap Labor, Valley News, March 21, 2017

Vt. Reform Group Urges State Reduce Prison Population, CorrectionsOne.com, March 1, 2017

AG, Advocates Push For Vermont Prison Reforms, WPTZ/NBC, March 1, 2017

Vermont Reform Group Urges State to Reduce Prison Population WCAX, March 1, 2017

Vermont Reform Group Urges State Reduce Prison Population, McClatchy DC Bureau, March 1, 2017

Advocates Suggest Ways to End 'Unnecessary' Incarceration, VtDigger, March 1, 2017

Advocates: VT Can End Out-Of-State Prison Contract Now, Burlington Free Press, March 1, 2017

Advocates: Isolation puts Inmates in Danger, Burlington Free Press, February 17, 2017

Kilton Library Discussion Tackles Issues of Systemic Racism, Valley News, February 16, 2017

Unrenewed Prison Contract is a Chance for Change, VtDigger, January 2, 2017

2016

Addict Finds Her Second Chance, Valley News, December 6, 2016

For T.J. Donovan, Justice Reform Is Personal, Valley News, December 3, 2016

Disenfranchised by Misinformation: Many Americans Are Allowed to Vote But They Don't Know It, Troutout, November 2, 2016

Drug Court Suggested at Criminal Justice Reform Event, Bennington Banner, September 23, 2016

Reports from Michigan Prison Prompt Concerns About Conditions, VT Digger, June 8, 2016

Suzi Wizowaty: On Punishment and Deterence, VT Digger, March 13, 2016

Grant program at the Vermont Community Foundation awards $312,000 to 20 nonprofit organizations, VT Digger, January 13, 2016

Suzi Wizowaty: Why Criminal Justice Reform Must Be a Priority in 2016, VT Digger, January 6, 2016

Groups Host Free Public Forum on Mass Incarceration, VT Digger, January 5, 2016

2015

Michigan: Private Prison More Costly than State-Run Prison, Attracts Out-of-State Contracts, Prison Legal News, December 30, 2015

Lawmakers Consider Options for Aging Prisoners, Including Nursing Home Care, VT Digger, December 27, 2015

Vermont Inmate Population Declines, Burlington Free Press, November 16, 2015

Suzi Wizowaty Wins Civil Liberties Award, VT Digger, November 10, 2015

Jim Kenyon: Locked Out of Out-of-State Prison, Valley News, October 2015

Eleven Inmates Released as Corrections Recalculates Sentences, VT Digger, September 23, 2015

Suzi Wizowaty: How to Create Hardened Criminals and Increase Crime, VT Digger, August 19, 2015

Suzi Wizowaty: Repairing and Reforming the Justice System, VT Digger, August 19, 2015

Vermont Inmates Complain about Michigan Prison, Burlington Free Press, July 30, 2015

Skipping Bail: Will Prison Reform Make Bail Bond Agents Obsolete?, Seven Days, July 22, 2015

Inmates Move from Kentucky to Michigan, Burlington Free Press, June 30, 2015

Mugshots: A Balancing Act for Police Publishers, VT Digger, July 14, 2015

Advocates: All Inmates Should Stay in Vermont, Burlington Free Press, May 25, 2015

Suzi Wizowaty: Suicide, death from beating, or medical condition?, VT Digger May 24, 2015

Controversial Program Locks Down Drug-Addicted Female Inmates, Seven Days, May 20, 2015

Out of State Prisoners Headed to MIchigan, VT Digger, May 19, 2015 

Vermont Might Send Its Out-of-State Prisoners to Michigan, Seven Days, May 15, 2015

Opinion: Prevent Crime, Save Money, Burlington Free Press, April 22, 2015

Shumlin Bans Criminal Background Question on State Job Applications, VT Digger, April 21, 2015

Vermont's Prison Population is Lowest in Over a Decade, VT Digger, May 21, 2015 

If a Windsor Prison Closes, More Inmates Will be Sent Out of State, Seven Days, March 19, 2015

DOC: State Would Need to Export 100 Inmates if Windsor Prison is Closed, VT Digger, March 18, 2015 

LTE: Bring our prisoners home, Montpelier Bridge, March 5, 2015

OPINION: Bring them home, Barre Montpelier Times Argus, March 1, 2015

House Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Reduce Prison Population, VT Digger, February 24, 2015

Brattleboro lawmaker pitches criminal-justice reform, Brattleboro Reformer, February 23, 2015

Bill aims to reduce prison population, Barre Montpelier Times Argus, February 18, 2015

Prison Brake: Bill Proposes to Reduce Vermont Inmate Population, Seven Days, February 25, 2015

House Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Reduce Prison Population, VT Digger, February 18, 2015

California Mom Shocked After Her Prisoner Son Was Secretly Transferred 800 Miles Away..., Business Insider, February 14, 2015

LTE: Bring Vermont Inmates Home, Valleyl News, January 18, 2015

School Expulsion Report, VT Digger, January 6, 2015

Marijuana Legalization Supporters Join Forces, VT Digger, January 6, 2015

2014

State Plans to Bring Inmates Home from Kentucky Prison, VT Digger, December 18, 2014

Prison-reform activists seek return of inmates, the Commons, December 10, 2014

Report: Out-of-state inmates risk re-offense, Burlington Free Press, December 3, 2014

Packed Prisons Retain Inmates Past their Release Dates, Seven Days, December 3, 2014

Report released on housing inmates out-of-state, Valley News, December 3, 2014

Report urges bringing Vt. prisoners home, Rutland Herald and The Barre Montpelier Times, December 3, 2014

Advocates Identify Ways to Reduce Vermont’s Prison Population, VTDigger, December 3, 2014

Report targets Vermont’s “shipped away” inmates. Band-Aid Impact: Severs critical supportive ties an, Brattleboro Reformer, December 3, 2014

Families, groups speak out against state’s inmate transfer practice: Report released on housing, WPTZ and The Daily Journal, December 3, 2014

State Won't Appeal Corrections Lawsuit, VT Digger, November 24, 2014

Panels Air Marijuana Legalization Issues, VT Digger, November 21, 2014

Vermonters: Take Back Our Inmates!, The Bridge, November 20, 2014

Ed Everts Social Justice Activist Award Ceremony, Seven Days, November 15, 2014

Shipping Male Inmates Out of State Unconstitutional, VT Digger, November 14, 2014

Coalition wants Vermont prisoners home, Burlington Free Press, November 13, 2014

Kentucky prison not a good bargain for Vermonters, VTDigger, November 13, 2014

Organizational support for campaign to bring prisoners home mounts in Vermont, VT Digger, November 5, 2014 -

Sentencing Policy Failing Vermont, Burlington Free Press, October 21, 2014

Suzi Wizowaty: Pointing the Finger VT Digger, October 20, 2014

Time to bring our prisoners closer to home, the Commons, October 15, 2014

Prisoner Uprising, Valley Post, October 10, 2014

Fracas in Arizona Prison Leads to Lockdown for Vermont Inmates, Seven Days, October  1, 2014

Fracas in Arizona Leads to Lockdown for Vermont Inmates, Seven Days, October 1, 2014

Advocates Pitch Plan to Bring Prisoners Home, VT Digger, September 21, 2014

Advocates Renew Push to keep inmates in Vermont, Burlington Free Press, August 14, 2014

Advocates renew push to keep inmates in VT, Burlington Free Press, August 17, 2014

Innovations and Collaborations grant program at the Vermont Community Foundation awards more than $200,000 to 15 nonprofit organizations, VT Digger, June 22, 2014

 Collateral Consequences, Seven Days, May 21, 2014

Lawmakers Share Personal Stories, debate Bias-Free Policing, VT Digger, May 1, 2014 

DOC Chief: Out of State Prison a Reallty Given Vermont's Inmate Numbers, VT Digger, February 25, 2014

Minor Guardianship Bill Passes House, VT Digger, February 20, 2014 

State asks for time to study how suspects with traumatic brain injury are handled by court system, VT Digger, February 18, 2014

OPINION: Incarceration Across State Lines, Al Jazeera America, February 12, 2014

Vermont's Prisons Struggle to Accommodate an Aging Population, Seven Days, January 22, 2014

Vermont Inmates Under Lockdown in Kentucky Prison, VT Digger, January 21, 2014

2013

Wizowaty: Stop Blaming the Corrections Department, VT Digger, December 15, 2013

Letter: Bring Vermont Prisoners Home, Valley News, December 14, 2013

California Ships Prisoners Out of State to "Reduce" Its Prison Population, Truthout, December 6, 2013

Far From Home, Fort Worth Weekly, December 4, 2013

Editorial: Vermont Should Stop Shipping Prison Inmates Out of State, Valley News, November 30, 2013

Humans shipped across the country: How America exports inmates to private prisons, SALON.com, November 22, 2013

New study: Vermont ships inmates to for-profit private prisons, Bennington Banner, November 21, 2013

Study criticizes Vermont for private-prison use, Burlington Free Press, November 21, 2013

Legislators: Prison overpopulation tied to lack of treatment, Bennington Banner, November 15, 2013

Letters to the Editor: Prison Wife's Lament, Seven Days, Nov 13, 2013

Reform v. Reality: Prison Crowding Compels Vermont to Keep Shipping Inmates Out of State, Seven Days, November 6, 2013

A fly in Vermont's maple syrup, Daily Kos, October 24, 2013

Criminal Acts, Seven Days,October 9, 2013

Loosening the Grip of the Private Prison Industry, The Solutions Journal, October 1, 2013

Wizowaty: Racial Profiling in Vermont, VT Digger, August 21, 2013

Vermont ACLU sues private prison company over public records, VTDigger, June 7, 2013

Reform v. Reality: Prison Crowding Compels Vermont to Keep Shipping Inmates Out of State, Seven Days, June 6, 2013

A rising number of detainees is creating prison issues: New bill would end out-of-state incarcerations, VT Digger, March 3, 2013

One Tiny State’s Movement to Ban Private Prisons, Counter Punch, January 22, 2013

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