Kansas prisons have exceeded their operating capacity and it will cost the state millions of dollars to move hundreds of inmates to a privately owned prison in Arizona. KCUR-FM reports a one-year contract with the Kansas Department of Corrections and CoreCivic was announced this month.
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Kansas Desperately Seeking More Cash For Rapidly Growing Prison Population
Quick update on the growing cost of mass incarceration in the United States -- The only real Midwest growth industry . . . Here's a look at the desperate effort to lock up more people . . . Mostly for being too poor to mount an adequate defense against drug/or slap fighting charges . . . Like most of our football heroes: