Mississippi governor says he will close notorious prison unit

In his state-of-the-state address, Gov. Tate Reeves announced he has ordered the closing of Unit 29 at Parchman prison.
1:48 | 01/28/20

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Every home in our. Tate Reeves Mississippi 65 governor delivering his first state of the state address on issues the governor wants a focus on education. The. It's come. Okay okay. Reeves pointed to top scoring in fourth grade reading from national assessment testing. He says he wants to build on improvements that happened under former governor Phil Bryant. In reforming education. And creating more access and choice for parents and students governor Reeves also says. He wants a 100 million dollar investment in workforce development. Solo. Are you. Better pay you not. Reeves also called for investments in the State's critical infrastructure. Not only fixing potholes in roads. But expanding the state shipping ports. And broader Internet access in rural communities across a state he also talked about improving health care without the state getting in the middle. I am not. Create head and many problems. Hello long. Another big topic in the governor's speech the ongoing problems at Indio C he says an interim director is on the job. As a panel conducts a nationwide search for permanent leader as that happens the governor says plans are underway to begin the shut down. Apart from his notorious unit 29. There are me. Louisiana. Where warm.

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