Jeffrey Neil Young Fights for Maine Workers Over Closure of Downeast Correctional Facility

Young said the LePage administration’s position on the closing of the facility was based on a “fictitious argument.” “This is a complete shutdown of the facility,” Young said. “Pretty clearly, if the commissioner can ‘wind down the operations at the facility’ in one evening in February, there is no reason why that couldn’t equally be undertaken in June if the funding were about to run out.”

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