Amid controversy over pardons issued by former governor Haley Barbour, inmate trusties will no longer work at Mississippi’s Governor’s Mansion. Governor Phil Bryant, who had already stopped the practice of inmate trusties living at the Governor’s Mansion, ended a decades-old program Thursday of allowing trusties to work there. The announcement comes after criticism of Barbour’s decision Jan. 6 to pardon four murderers and one robber who were mansion trusties during his second term.
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