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Pew Center on the States

Promise Breakers: How Pew Trusts Is Helping to Gut Public Employee Pensions

Frying Pan News | Gary Cohn | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

The following story was reported by Frying Pan News as part of its California Exposé investigative series, and published here in collaboration with T...

John Rudolf

Florida Prisoners Serving 194 Percent More Time For Drugs Than In 1990s, Study Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 06.06.2012 | Crime

Florida inmates convicted of non-violent drug crimes spent 194 percent more time behind bars in 2009 than they did in 1990, costing the state billions...

Give a Listen to Ideas for Criminal Justice Reform in the 2011 Colorado Legislature

Mike Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Krause

In early February the Independence Institute, the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition and the Pew Center on the States hosted a panel event on ...

Sentencing Reform in the 2011 Colorado General Assembly

Mike Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Krause

The legislature's ability to affect the prison caseload, and thus the corrections budget, rests in its prerogative to write, and when necessary, re-write the state's criminal sentencing and parole laws.