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Last Updated: 1/27/2011
Budget Issue: Shift jurisdiction of lower-level offenders from the state to local governments
Program: Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Finding or Recommendation: Governor's proposal to realign responsibility for lower-level offenders to local governments merits serious legislative consideration. However, we have identified several implementation issues that would need to be addressed.
Further Detail

Please see our handout, Governor's Realignment Plan--Criminal Justice, for more information.