Women incarcerated at State Correctional Institution Muncy near Williamsport have been reaching out to raise awareness about water supply issues at the prison, according to advocates.
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The DOC indicates that’s why they prepare them for re-entry from the first day they are incarcerated.
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman said his goal is for the state Board of Pardons to use the online system to turn around an application for a pardon or commutation in a year or less.
The Corrections Department said Friday more than 6,700 workers have now been vaccinated, nearly 43% of the total.
Wolf plans to name as acting secretary George Little, who has overseen community corrections, parole and probation field supervision services, and parole re-entry operations.
The Pennsylvania prison system also announced it is stopping in-person visits for the thousands of unvaccinated inmates.
Approximately one-fifth of prison staffers have reported being vaccinated, far less than the roughly half of those incarcerated in Pennsylvania facilities.
A 45-year-old incarcerated man who received the one-shot inoculation died at the facility, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.