governors and reform

March 1, 2016

Governors Highlight Justice Reform in Annual State of the State Addresses

Nationwide, governors highlighted justice reinvestment, a data-driven approach for lowering corrections spending, in recent state of the state addresses. In this approach, cost savings are partially reinvested in strategies for reducing recidivism and increasing public safety. Examples from state addresses include: Alabama’s state-run prisons, at over 195 percent capacity, are […]