• Colorado lawmakers push for reforms as prison costs rise

    2 monthes ago - By Miami Herald

    A decade ago, faced with runaway costs and a growing prison population, Colorado lawmakers pushed the state Department of Corrections to transition more offenders out of prison and into halfway...
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  • Colorado lawmakers push for reforms as prison costs rise

    Colorado lawmakers push for reforms as prison costs rise

    2 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are pushing the state Corrections Department to cut costs and imprison fewer people. Corrections costs have risen 10 percent since 2009, while the state's overall prison population has fallen. The population is projected to rise again, and corrections officials worry they'll run out of beds without more funding. But lawmakers...
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