Gov. Lamont vetoes bill limiting solitary confinement in CT prisons

Lamont opted for an executive order guaranteeing at least four hours a day out of the cell in most cases.

News 12 Staff

Jun 30, 2021, 8:19 PM

Updated 1,059 days ago

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Gov. Lamont vetoes bill limiting solitary confinement in CT prisons
Gov. Ned Lamont announced Wednesday that he vetoed a bill severely limiting solitary confinement in Connecticut prisons.
Instead, Lamont opted for an executive order guaranteeing at least four hours a day out of the cell in most cases.
"This legislation places unreasonable and dangerous limits on the use of restraints," says Lamont.


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