(Cut and paste the below and send it to Peggy Delaney pdelaney@leg.state.vt.us and ask her to to forward it to members of the Joint Legislative Justice Oversight Committee.)

All Vermonters deserve quality health care, including incarcerated people. Those in prison are helpless to advocate for themselves, so we are advocating for them. The medical care provided to Vermont’s DOC needs regular community-based oversight that includes qualified health professionals. This is one step towards insuring quality healthcare for this vulnerable population.