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Last Updated: 2/19/2013
Budget Issue: Update on jail construction funding program
Program: Board of State and Community Corrections
Finding or Recommendation: Overview of recent programs to provide lease-revenue funding to counties to construct and renovate county jails. Recent bills provide total of $1.7 billion for these programs and could result in construction of about 14,700 new jail beds.
Further Detail

For more information, see our report, The 2013-14 Budget: Governor’s Criminal Justice Proposals.