Kansas Prisons

Kansas Budget
5:39 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

House Passes 2015 Prisons Budget

The Kansas House has approved the 2015 budget for the Department of Corrections, authorizing more than $390 million for state prisons and programs.

The bill passed 79-41 on Thursday, sending the measure to the Senate and restoring the funding that was vetoed last year by Gov. Sam Brownback.

The spending covers the fiscal year beginning July 1 and includes funding for additional corrections officers and increased health care costs.

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Kansas Prisons
5:42 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Kansas Inmate Claims Discrimination

A Kansas prison inmate claims he's being discriminated against because the Department of Corrections won't allow visits from his husband.

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