“First, I would acknowledge that when we did our site visit to the state prison, I received some feedback that was not positive,” said Cushing.
“It involved someone who, for whatever reason, brought ammo in, and someone who was inappropriate to a staff member. That just cannot happen, and I would hope as a chair, I don’t have to tell people that when we are going to a state institution to be on their best behavior. I just expect it.”
…Cushing urged members of both parties to avoid props at public hearings that suggest their minds are made up before people even testify.