Category Archive: Parole

Mar 18

Corrections Budget Offers $7 Million for Mental Health, Addiction Treatment

The Bismark Tribune By Caroline Grueskin Probationers and parolees may be the first to see improvements in mental health and substance abuse treatment after this legislative session. The state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is requesting to cut its own costs by prioritizing who goes to prison, in order to provide services to people who …

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Mar 10

Sweeping Criminal Justice Reforms For Michigan

Mackinac Center for Public Policy By Kahryn Riley It seemed everyone was ready to tackle criminal justice reforms after the Council of State Governments released its study of Michigan in 2013. The Legislature, Gov. Rick Snyder and the Supreme Court issued a joint invitation to the CSG to observe Michigan’s criminal justice system, and the …

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Mar 08

Parole Violators Bill Heads to Governor

Arkansas Online By John Moritz Legislation aimed at keeping nonviolent parole and probation violators out of prison completed its quick journey through the House on Tuesday. The House voted 86-1 for Senate Bill 136, and Gov. Asa Hutchinson is expected to sign it this week. There was little discussion about the bill in the House, …

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