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Corrections Department Protest

³ STATE CORRECTIONS OFFICERS WERE PROTESTING A ³
³ PENDING 54 MILLION DOLLAR ³
³ CUT IN THE STATE PRISON ³
³ BUDGET. ³
³ THE CUT IS EXPECTED TO ³
³ COST AT LEAST 500 ³
³ CORRECTIONS JOBS AND FORCE ³
³ THE STATE INTO RELEASING ³
³ SOME OFFENDERS EARLY. ³
³ ³
³[CG:302\James Crosby ³
³\Corrections Secretary] STATE LAW SETS A GUARD TO ³
³ PRISONER RATIO. ³
³ IF THE CUTS GO THROUGH, ³
³ THE PRISON SYSTEM WOULD FIND
ITSELF WITH ENOUGH BEDS BUT ³
³ NOT ENOUGH GUARDS, WHICH ³
³ WOULD FORCE THE EARLY ³
³ RELEASES.


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