Will Connecticut Prison Compromise Cut Crowding?

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http://www.ctnow.com/news/local/hc-prison0815.artaug15,0,824444.story?coll=hc-headlines-local Some Connecticut legislators and prisoner rights advocates are questioning whether a prison reform compromise reached by the state's Democratic leadership will reduce prison crowding in the long-run, says the Hartford Courant. The deal allows up to 2,000 additional inmates to be housed out of state, a measure supported by Gov. John G. Rowland and opposed by most Democrats. It would also . . .

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