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Texas Removes Bachelor’s Program for Female Inmates But Not For Male Inmates

By 2020, TDCJ will eliminate all bachelor's degree programs for female inmates. Male inmates can still participate in bachelor's and master's programs along with 21 different job certifications.

Another Inmate Dies From Possible Heat Exhaustion

Temperatures in Texas are rising.

An inmate at the Jasper County Jail died this week from possible heat exhaustion.

How to Ask for an Inmate Transfer

Find out the rules when TDCJ allows family members of some inmates to request an inmate transfer to facility closer to their residence.

$250 Million in Prison Budget Cuts

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is preparing for a $250 million budget cut for the 2018-2019 budget. The agency has declined where the savings will occur but closing prisons and releasing more nonviolent offenders is not out of the