Andrew Madden http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Motorized wheelchairs to be allowed in Mo. prisons http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/motorized-wheelchairs-be-allowed-mo-prisons <p>Two lawsuits involving the use of motorized wheelchairs in Missouri prisons have been settled.</p><p>Jeffrey Rogers and Andrew Madden are inmates at the Jefferson City Correctional Center.&nbsp; They had filed suit because state <a href="http://doc.mo.gov/">Department of Corrections</a> policy only allowed use of manual wheelchairs, and other inmates were assigned to push them around.&nbsp; Tony Rothert is with the <a href="http://www.aclu-em.org/">American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri</a>. Tue, 15 Nov 2011 00:56:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2471 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Motorized wheelchairs to be allowed in Mo. prisons