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ACLU of Michigan Releases Blueprint to Cut Prison Population by 23,000, Saving Taxpayers $1.8 billion

ACLU of Michigan Releases Blueprint to Cut Prison Population by 23,000, Saving Taxpayers $1.8 billion

2018-09-04 00:00:00

The ACLU of Michigan today released “Blueprint for Smart Justice: Michigan,” a new report that outlines how the state can cut its prison population by more than 23,ooo inmates by 2025 and  save taxpayers more than $1.8 billion over the next seven years.

Key changes that can reduce Michigan’s prison population and save taxpayers money include:

Lansing Watchdog: Marching Toward Smart Justice

Lansing Watchdog: Marching Toward Smart Justice

2016-03-07 00:00:00

ACLU at the Michigan Capitol – March 7, 2016

Google "mass incarceration" and you get seemingly countless hits. Our massive prison population is the issue occupying the focus of state legislatures across the country, driving complicated and multi-faceted campaigns to reduce the percentage of state budgets that go toward locking up way too many citizens for way too long.

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