Revised medical parole rules draw fire

Lawmakers, advocates say DOC makes releases too difficult

A SECOND ATTEMPT by the Department of Correction to develop medical parole regulations is running into blowback from lawmakers and advocates who say the Baker administration is continuing to block efforts to release medically incapacitated prisoners. “The Baker/Polito administration seems to approach this program with an attitude of, at best, indifference to its effectiveness, or,(...)

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