Tag Archives: Prison Overcrowding

President Obama visits the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in Oklahoma, Thursday, July 16. Photo: Evan Vucci / AP.

President Obama Speaks at Federal Prison, Calls for Criminal Justice Reform First President to Visit a Prison

President Barack Obama visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma on Thursday, July 16, becoming the first sitting president to visit a federal prison.
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OP-ED: The Solution to Prison Overcrowding Requires Innovation

By Keith Carson California State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has developed a rational proposal that will end the stalemate between the federal government and the State of California over meeting the federal mandate [...]