Citizens Alliance on Prisons and Public Spending http://wemu.org en Report Says Parole System costs Taxpayers Millions http://wemu.org/post/report-says-parole-system-costs-taxpayers-millions <p><strong>Report says parole systems costs taxpayers millions</strong><br />By Rick Pluta<br /><br />A new report says Michigan's parole system is too stingy when it comes to releasing prisoners with sentences of up to life in prison.<br /><br />The report by the Citizens Alliance on Prisons and Public Spending says there are 850 lifers in Michigan prison for second-degree murder and other violent crimes who could be paroled. In many cases, they're older and the report says very unlikely to re-offend.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 01:38:46 +0000 Bob Eccles 41490 at http://wemu.org