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State Rep Engages Blogosphere on Prisons

State Representative Morgan Carroll, already known for having an active blog of her own, has taken her concerns about Colorado's out of control prison...

Root Cause III: Lack of Education

It is widely know that young black males today are more likely to end up in prison than in college.  Cindy Rodriguez at the...

Root Cause II: Mental Illness

Colorado has, in recent times, followed an expensive policy of building more prisons, rather than trying to address the root causes of crime that...

Root Cause Of Crime I: Substance Abuse

About 47.2% of people newly sent to prison each year in Colorado have a severe or moderately severe substance abuse problem.  Another 35.1% have...

The Root Causes of Crime in Colorado

One of Colorado's fastest growing budget line items is the corrections budget.  In the most recent fiscal year, 12.5% of the general fund state...