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Legislation to provide feminine hygiene products to prisoners sits on Cuomo's desk

Legislation to provide feminine hygiene products to prisoners sits on Cuomo's desk

June 14, 2018 10:41 AM

New York may soon be providing free tampons to female prisoners.

Legislation that would require the state to provide feminine hygiene products to women serving time in state prison and local jails now sits on Governor Cuomo's desk.

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Right now some jails make tampons available.

Others either don't provide them or make prisoners pay for them.

While the governor hasn't weighed in yet supporters of the bill think he'll sign it.

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