We shouldn’t have to ship Wyomingites out of state to a private prison simply because we can't hire and pay corrections officers a living wage or because our prisons and jails are so full we can no longer properly care for those under state supervision.
It's not just happening in Wyoming. Lawmakers across the county are trying to give corporate interests tools to punish people for speaking up for their communities.
#WyLeg 2018 has come to an end. Check out our legislative recap from policy director, Sabrina King.
In the last few days, many people have asked whether schools can discipline students for speaking out. The short answer? It depends on when, where, and how the students decide to express themselves.
There are opportunities for criminal justice reform this legislative session – all the legislature has to do is pass the bills.
The number of people under the supervision of the Department of Corrections is skyrocketing, and Wyoming’s prisons are full. But this legislative session, the tide could turn.
Wyoming’s 2018 Budget Session is less than two weeks away, and while budget conversations will certainly dominate, a few bills have caught our attention.
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