ALBANY - In his bid to cut state spending, Gov. Paterson would spring hundreds of prison inmates - a plan that has drawn sharp criticism from Republicans.
Paterson would make it easier to release terminally and chronically ill violent inmates - except murderers.
Other inmates who behave for a "consistent amount of time" and complete prison programs also would be eligible for early release. More... Prisoner Pen Pals - Discount Cigarettes - Discount Magazine Subscriptions for Prisoners