New Analysis Shows How Parole and Probation Violations Significantly Impact States’ Prison Populations and Budgets

Second Chance Month Q&A: U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner

By CSG Justice Center Staff U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI). This Second Chance Month, The Council of State Governments Justice Center staff asked elected leaders across the country why reentry is important to them and the communities they govern. Below,...
New Analysis Shows How Parole and Probation Violations Significantly Impact States’ Prison Populations and Budgets

Wyoming Justice Reinvestment Legislation Signed into Law

By The Council of State Governments Justice Center Staff Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signs Justice Reinvestment legislation into law. In February, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed a package of Justice Reinvestment legislation into law. House Enrolled Act (HEA) 15,...
New Analysis Shows How Parole and Probation Violations Significantly Impact States’ Prison Populations and Budgets

DOJ Grants: ‘Identify a Need in Your Community’

NACo By Mary Ann Barton Andre Bethea, policy advisor for Corrections and Reentry, Justice Department, has a message for counties: “I can’t make awards if you don’t apply—creativity is on you,” he told members of NACo’s Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering...