WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Should the minimum wage for prison inmates be raised? The governor says he supports it, but not everyone agrees. We asked for your thoughts:
I am all for a raise in pay for criminals in jail as long as they use that money to reimburse the government for the cost of their incarceration.
Why reward criminal behavior for a wage? It’s absolutely ridiculous.
If the money was going to their families, I could see a wage increase.
If they want to earn a wage, then they shouldn’t commit the crime that put them behind bars.
Nearly 400 pounds of high-grade marijuana was seized in the village of Alexandria Bay last week. A federal agent tells 7 News it was smuggled from Canada:
Keep it up, law officers. Good job.
What an absolute waste of time for our law enforcement. Instead of focusing on violent criminals, we’re wasting our time on policing a plant that’s legal in dozens of states.
It’s the height of the back to school shopping season. A recent survey found New York parents spend around $230 per child:
With everything for three kids about $1000.
We needed a calculator for a 9th grader and that cost was $144.73 in itself!