Rhode Island Gets New Chair of Parole Board
Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Tuesday that Laura Pisaturo of Warwick, Rhode Island has been appointed chair of the Rhode Island Parole Board. The existing chair, Kenneth Walker, is resigning at the end of July. He has served on the board since 1979 and as chair since 2008.
Pisaturo serves on the state Supreme Court Disciplinary Board and the Warwick Planning Board. She has also worked as director of the Rhode Island Children's Advocacy Center and as a prosecutor in the state attorney general's office.
Mother’s Day in Prison
Spending Mother’s Day in prison is pretty tough on both the incarcerated mom as well as the children on the outside. We urge you to visit the mom not only to help her keep her spirits up but also for the benefit of the children and to keep the family unit together as much as possible.
428 Inmates Died In Florida Prisons in 2017
In 2017, 428 Florida inmates died making it the deadliest year ever. This is an increase from the 356 deaths in 2016.