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TVCC lays off 19 as state prison system suspends education programs

Snake River Correctional Institution outside Ontario. (FILE/The Enterprise)

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This story now includes new quotes from Abby Lee, TVCC associate vice president and Jennifer Black, communications manager for the Oregon Department of Corrections.

ONTARIO – The state Corrections Department has suspended its education program for inmates provided by Treasure Valley Community College, triggering the immediate layoff . . .