Anchorage Press: SB 91 and Alaska prison populations

When it was passed by the Legislature in 2016, the goals of SB 91 were to reduce prison populations, help prisoners reenter society, get jobs and become productive citizens after release, and to save money. The state budget had been hit hard by declining oil revenues and prison costs were going through the roof...

This article is one of two appearing in a June 2018 issue of the Anchorage Press. The full article can be viewed here.


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