Arkansas Governor Seeks $7.4 Million for 200 Additional Prison Beds


(08/04/2015)
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is currently seeking $7.4 million in funding from the state to open 200 additional prison beds to ease the backlog of inmates being housed at local jails.

Yuba County Jail Seeking State Funds for Expansion


(07/29/2015)
While two major law enforcement renovation projects are underway, including a new juvenile hall and sheriff’s department, Yuba County is seeking state funds to expand the county jail. This will include new classrooms, and an upgrade to the medical and mental health treatment space.

Culture Study to be Included in Nebraska Correctional Reform


(07/29/2015)
After having multiple problems occur within its correctional facilities, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has decided to conduct a culture study before making reform plans.

San Francisco Moves Forward with Jail Plan


(07/22/2015)
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to seek $80 million in state funding, which the city would supplement with an additional $160 million, to pay for a new 384-bed jail.

California Regains Oversight of Folsom State Prison


(07/22/2015)
Oversight of Folsom State Prison’s (FSP) medical services is once again in the hands of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), according to a July 14 statement by the CDCR.