While Politicians are on Summer Vacation, Solitary Detainees Will Swelter and Suffer: Dixon

NYAPRS Note: The Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter is Albany’s most influential daily political radio show. Yesterday, Susan interviewed two key figures in the campaign to win passage of the HALT solitary confinement reform bill, Senate Sponsor Luis Sepulveda and ‘Box’ survivor Anthony Dixon. Mr. Dixon’s words are very powerful…take a listen. 

HALT and Green Light Bills Featured on Capitol Pressroom

by Tim Williams  Capitol Pressroom  June 4, 2019

 

With just 10 legislative session days remaining, the push is on to pass major legislative priorities before the session ends. 

 

We talked with Sen. Luis Sepulveda (D-Bronx), chair of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime, and Corrections Committee, and Anthony Dixon, Director of Community Engagement for the Parole Prep Project, about the incarceration reform bills they are pushing and we’ll get an update on the Green Light bill.