Prisons Bill Becomes Law

Publication: KUAR

Author: Kelly MacNeil


03/23/2011 - Governor Beebe has signed into law a major overhaul to the state’s corrections system.

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The legislation came out of a report done by Arkansas law enforcement groups and the Pew Center on the States that examined the reasons the state’s prison population has doubled in the last twenty years. About $9.4 million will be used to kick-start various supervision programs.

Read the article Prisons Bill Becomes Law in its entirety on the KUAR Web site.

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