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Advocates Warn Overhaul Is Needed To Get Relief Checks To Incarcerated People

Like many Americans, people in prison will be getting checks from the federal government as part of the new relief bill signed by President Biden on Thursday. But advocates for incarcerated people say the system to get that money to them needs a big overhaul.

Tom Banse with the Northwest News Network has more from Washington state.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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