Missouri Prisons Cut Back Visitation
MOBERLY - Wednesday marked the first day prisons all over Missouri started their new visitation schedules. The Missouri Department of Corrections is cutting down on visiting hours due to a $4.5 million budget cut.
Here are the changes that will be made:
Family members and friends of prisoners are no longer allowed to visit on Thursdays.
Visitation hours on Fridays will be extended but will end an hour and a half earlier.
Saturday and Sunday hours will shorten and end earlier.
18 of 20 Missouri facilities will implement the new visitation schedule.