TX Budget Cuts Could Force Prison Closures, Guard Layoffs

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Texas Department of Criminal Justice officials, warning that a $214 million cut in their proposed budget could force the layoffs of up to 1,200 guards and reduce key services, may consider closing additional prisons, the Houston Chronicle reports. The agency's governing board approved the shutdown of a 450-bed lockup for parole violators across from Minute Maid Park . . .

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