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PNS Daily Newscast - June 25, 2019 


Conditions reported to be so bad, 300 migrant children are moved from a Texas detention center. Also on our Tuesday rundown: Sen. Susan Collins gets a challenge from Maine's House Speaker. Plus, a bill in Congress points to the need for summer meals.

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Criminal Justice

Los Angeles, CA - When it comes to funding prisons, California is the undisputed leader. At nearly $9 billion, the state spent almost three times ...Read More
Seattle, WA – Washington's prison population increased about 3 percent in the past year, by 565 inmates, bringing the state's total to more ...Read More
Las Vegas, NV – Nevada is bucking the trend, but a new study says the nation's prison population has soared to a record high -- more than one ...Read More
New York, NY — The nation's prison population is soaring, but New York is an exception to the rule, according to a study being released today ...Read More
Olympia, WA – Better prison oversight could save Washington big bucks. State senator Jim Kastama of Puyallup this week makes that argument to ...Read More
Lansing, MI – There's a cure for Michigan's prison system "blues." A report released today summarizes thousands of complaints from incarcerated ...Read More
Lansing, MI – Kicked out of school and onto the road to prison? So-called "zero tolerance" policies in Michigan have been on the books for ...Read More
Monroe, WA/Steilacoom, WA - About 16,000 people spend Christmas in Washington prisons, and 3,500 more beds are being added by 2009. After the ...Read More
Vail, CO – 'Tis the season for Christmas wishes, even for the police. Many police departments in Colorado have new recruits at the top of their ...Read More
Kalispell, MT – New Jersey abolished the death penalty this week. Two thousand miles away, the action is stirring up new discussion of the ...Read More
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