Corrections & Clarifications

The governor has said the Department of Correctional Services was neglected for a decade and it will take time to turn that around. While other state agencies are cutting back because of a state budget crunch, the corrections department has been prioritized for funding. Ricketts is seeking a $20 million funding increase to finance an additional 165 full-time staff positions and add programs for inmates.

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