Major Prison Reform Bill Passes PA House

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House has unanimously passed sweeping prison reform legislation that would reduce ballooning prison costs in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Glen Grell (R-Cumberland) a member of the Judiciary Committee said this bill will save taxpayer dollars by giving the Department of Corrections the flexibility to place non-violent prisoners in less expensive detention facilities and rehabilitation programs.

Mike Davies reports. Listen by clicking the play button below.

 
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