States Take Different Routes on Prison Population

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http://www.sunspot.net/news/printedition/bal-te.journal01jun01.story States are divided over whether adding to the nation's total of more than 2 million people in prisons and jails, says the Baltimore Sun. Some governors and legislators are wondering whether they can afford to house more offenders at an average of $25,000 a year apiece. "Even some of your more right-wing people . . .

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