DDWC Jail Committee Issues Report

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Committee members Marti Madory, Robin Lois, Diane Jablonski, Sandy Goldberg, Janet Reagan, Barbara Hugo & Debra Blalock

The Dutchess Democratic Women’s Caucus (DDWC) recently engaged in a nine-month study to consider the proposal by County Executive Marcus Molinaro to build a new county jail. The proposed jail would be the largest capital project ever undertaken by the county.

Our analysis has not supported the conclusion that the savings involved in eliminating housing-out costs justify the building of a new jail.

 

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