Washington State Enforcers Protest Early Releases

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http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/135134068_prisons01m.html Washington State law-enforcement officials are warning of trouble as prisons rush to meet a new state law that will let hundreds of low-risk inmates out of prison early as a way to save money, starting today, the Seattle Times reports. The Legislature passed Senate Bill 5990 just before adjournment in April as lawmakers wrestled with closing a $2.65-billion budget deficit. The law is expected to save $40 million in the next two years by eliminating supervision . . .

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