Laura Sager: Use some of what we spend on Michigan prison to improve our state
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Laura Sager: Use some of what we spend on Michigan prison to improve our state

Laura Sager, CAPPS executive director, wrote a guest Op-Ed for the Detroit Free Press that was published Sunday, Oct. 27th, 2013. In her Op-Ed, Sager argues that the state of Michigan is spending too much money keeping people locked up who are elderly, ill  and who have served far beyond their eligible parole dates. This “lock em up and throw away the key” policy is costing taxpayers millions in wasted dollars and siphoning money away from other vital public services that can improve the public safety and the quality of life for all Michiganders.

Read the story here: Permalink: http://www.freep.com/article/20131027/OPINION05/310270062/Laura-Sager-Use-some-what-we-spend-Michigan-prison-improve-our-state

 

 

 

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