State Prisons Scrap Labor Day Visits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS)- California prisons will be closed to most visitors on Labor Day to save the state money.

State corrections officials say canceling visits at adult prisons on September 6th will save about $325 thousand in overtime costs.

The department wants to change its regulations to permanently end visitation on Labor Day which draws the fewest holiday visitors.

However,officials say holiday visits will continue on most other holidays including Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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