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Budget panel approves most of Corrections' requested spending increases

Budget panel approves most of Corrections' requested spending increases

HELENA — A legislative panel Friday endorsed most of the state Corrections Department’s requested $30 million budget increase for the next two years, but did not approve any pay raise or increased staffing for correctional officers at the Montana State Prison.

January 25, 2013 7:03 pm Related Loading…

Prison treatment efforts cut back

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Department of Corrections is cutting inmate sex offender and mental-health treatment programs to save money.

June 02, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

New site needed for prerelease center

HELENA - A new site is needed for a proposed prerelease center in Kalispell after nearly three-quarters of nearby property owners surveyed objected to the site on the southern edge of the city.

May 14, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Consultant proposes big prison for Billings

A consultant to the Montana Department of Corrections is recommending construction of a $371 million prison in the Billings area to handle a projected increase in the state's inmate population.

May 06, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Second inmate dies in Newcastle

CHEYENNE - The state Corrections Department says an inmate at the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp at Newcastle has died. It is the second state inmate to die in the past week.

August 09, 2008 11:00 pmLoading…

We regret being in the newspaper business

It was painful to read this, one of the lengthiest, most elaborate newspaper corrections I've ever come across. The strangest part of it was that the reporter evidently used anonymous quotes plucked off the Web to make the case that residents of a certain Las Vegas suburb were racist. Wha…

March 05, 2008 8:40 pmLoading…

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