Michigan corrections budget

Parole Overhaul Clears State House

Oct 1, 2015
Melissa Benmark, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan would release more inmates on parole under bills approved by the state House on Thursday. 

Andrew Jameson, Wikimedia Commons

Prison Reform has become a popular cause on both the left and right of the political spectrum. But Bridge Magazine asks “who should be released first?” 

Attorney General Bill Schuette and other law enforcement officials have raised concerns about proposals

Lawmakers hope to cut costs by reducing prison sentences

State Senator John Proos says prisons should competitively bid prison services such as food and health care.