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Libous Convict College

Republican State Senator Tom Libous says he is strongly opposed to Governor Cuomo's plan to provide free, taxpayer-funded college education to
prison inmates across the state.

Libous says he talks with parents all the time about how hard it is for them to send their kids to college, with costs continuing to go up.

He asks, "Why should New York also demand that hardworking parents foot the bill for inmates tuition?"

The governor believes that educating inmates would lesson the financial and social costs to society, in the long run.

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