OK Panel Seeks Sentence Cuts to Curb Prison Growth

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Faced with a rapidly growing prison population in a state with the second-highest incarceration rate in the nation, a task force created by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is calling for dramatic decreases in sentences for nonviolent drug dealers and manufacturers, The Oklahoman reports. Without reform, Oklahoma is on pace to add 7,218 inmates over the next 10 years, requiring three . . .

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