Michigan Justice Reinvestment Working Group: Bipartisan Plan to Increase Public Safety and Reduce Spending: January 2010 Update

Representatives of the governor, speaker, and senate majority leader, who serve on the bipartisan Michigan Justice Reinvestment Working Group, agreed in May 2009 on a policy framework that will make residents of Michigan safer and that will reduce spending on corrections. This brief reviews the current status of efforts to take action on each of the framework’s three elements: deter crime; lower recidivism among high-risk people on probation; and generate immediate and long-term savings to state taxpayers.

January 2010 | The Council of State Governments Justice Center
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