Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones works with staff on creating homemade buttons and stickers to distribute to legislators to promote her efforts to get legislative approval for 734 new corrections officers in the budget. From left: Jones, McKinley Lewis, communications director, Kim Banks, FDC budget chief, Sharon Rudd, Jones' executive assistant.
Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones works with staff on creating homemade buttons and stickers to distribute to legislators to promote her efforts to get legislative approval for 734 new corrections officers in the budget. From left: Jones, McKinley Lewis, communications director, Kim Banks, FDC budget chief, Sharon Rudd, Jones' executive assistant. Photo courtesy of the Department of Corrections
Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones works with staff on creating homemade buttons and stickers to distribute to legislators to promote her efforts to get legislative approval for 734 new corrections officers in the budget. From left: Jones, McKinley Lewis, communications director, Kim Banks, FDC budget chief, Sharon Rudd, Jones' executive assistant. Photo courtesy of the Department of Corrections

Florida prisons head’s hand-crafted message to legislators: Let me hire 734 officers

March 03, 2016 8:14 PM