Colorado requests $30 million to re-open prisons

The Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) is requesting more than $30 million to re-open two state prisons due to a rising prison population, according to Bethany Blankley of Watchdog.org, reprinted in the Pueblo Chieftain. If this request is granted, CDOC will reach an operational budget of close to $1 billion. Some advocates point to the … Continue reading Colorado requests $30 million to re-open prisons