Friday, January 21, 2011

A Touch of Sanity in Texas

The Budget Board of the Texas Legislature just released its preliminary budget for the next fiscal year. Texas is seeking to make up for its budget shortfall without raising taxes or dipping into its rainy day fund. As a result, tons of state services are being slashed. Among the cuts are, wait for it, PRIVATE PRISON BEDS! Yipee!

Specifically, the proposal calls for cutting 2,000 private prison beds from the budget. WhyIHateCCA strongly supports this specific budget proposal

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