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A Decrease in Budget is a Factor in More Texas Paroles Being Granted

Decrease Budget a Factor in More Paroles Being Granted

The number of granted Texas paroles are increasing due to decreased budget and public sentiment towards alternatives to incarceration.

Texas Prison Budget Cut Proposals

I actually started working on this post a week ago, but was waiting to post until I heard more about the plans. Since there hasn't been anything new for a week or so, I thought it was time to go

Texas Republicans Cancel $239 Million in Proposed Cuts in Prison and Parole System

Governor Rick Perry ordered state agencies to cut $1.2 billion in spending to assist in controlling a shortfall of up to $18 billion in this year's budget. The main issue of concern to readers of this blog is that there