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Revise laws to lower prison costs, keep everyone safer

December 3, 2009

A bipartisan team of legislators has been working with the Council of State Governments, the Pew Center on the States, Detroit Renaissance and the Detroit Regional Chamber as well as prosecutors, law enforcement leaders and faith groups to adopt programs that have proven effective at keeping the public safe while saving tax dollars. The new legislation promises to make Michigan safer by investing the dollars saved from corrections spending into crime prevention. 

Cropsey has introduced SB 827, which will reform our parole system to:

Kandrevas has introduced HB 4977, which will:

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