VICTORY: Tompkins County Jail Expansion Halted, for the time being

Monday it was the increase in the minimum wage, last night, the Tompkins County Legislature voted 8-7 to forestall expansion of the Tompkins County Jail! Victories, no matter how large or small, or so important to give us a sense of moving forward.

More than 70 people showed up to vigil and speak out at Public Comment Tuesday night against expansion of the jail. Thanks to all those who showed up and/or wrote letters to their Legislator. This made a difference! Thanks also go out to those Legislators who worked tirelessly on this issue.

In solidarity,

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