Michigan prisons

Andrew Jameson, Wikimedia Commons

If the state of Michigan wants to save money the Citizens Alliance on Prisons and Public Spending says corrections would be a good place to look. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Prisoner advocates are applauding a new version of legislation to overhaul parole in Michigan. 

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law that will allow a private corrections company to accept inmates who've been security risks at other prisons at a facility in northern Michigan. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Law enforcement groups and prisoner advocates alike are criticizing a bill meant to make it easier for some inmates to get out on parole. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

State lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow a private prison near Baldwin to reopen and house high-security inmates. It now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk.