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Activists push Healey on prison moratorium
Advocates for a moratorium on the construction of new prisons in Massachusetts are calling on Gov. Maura Healey to support legislation that would mandate such a policy, after former Gov. Charlie Baker used his veto power to block those efforts last year.   
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Baker vetoes prison moratorium
After months of sustained activism by prison abolitionists to block the construction of new detention facilities in Massachusetts, a veto by Governor Charlie Baker has struck a blow to the advocates’ campaign.
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