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Numbers Show Prison Population Decreasing In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s once-skyrocketing prison population is now heading in the other direction.

01/05/2013

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in file photo.  Credit:  Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Senate Sends Governor Corbett Prison Reform Bill

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett was expected to sign a bill heading for his desk that would overhaul the state’s corrections system.

06/26/2012

Corbett Scraps Plan To Build $200M Prison

After years of talk about Pennsylvania’s mushrooming inmate population, the Corbett Administration has now scrapped plans for a $200 million prison near Pittsburgh — one of four new prisons that the state had planned to build.

02/18/2011

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