Ease budget crisis with jail, prison reform

2020-07-16T08:33:20-04:00

The Detroit News published an Opinion/Editorial article on July 8th that argues that some of Michigan's budget crisis could be lessened by undertaking real jail and prison reform. The article notes: Michigan could address both its severe budget shortfall and the need to reduce its prison and jail populations by moving swiftly to pass a set [...]

Ease budget crisis with jail, prison reform2020-07-16T08:33:20-04:00

Detroit News’ Finley: Budget cuts should start with prisons

2020-06-02T11:58:59-04:00

Detroit News' Nolan Finley published an opinion article exploring how reducing Michigan's prison population can help reduce state expenses. Finley cites evidence that older inmates who have served 10 years or more are less likely to commit crimes of any type if released. The article suggests that state budget cuts could start with Michigan's prisons [...]

Detroit News’ Finley: Budget cuts should start with prisons2020-06-02T11:58:59-04:00
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