In California in 2008, it cost the state an average of $47,102 a year to incarcerate
an inmate in a state prison. From 2001 to 2009, the ...
Persistent fiscal challenges in the United States have spurred greater ... Vera
researchers found that the total taxpayer cost of prisons in the 40 states that ...
Mar 23, 2016 ... Some states, like Indiana have managed to keep prices low at around .... prison
cca america The Economics of the American Prison System.
May 8, 2014 ... While the old saying notes that crime doesn't pay, that doesn't hold true for
America's system of incarceration, which has seen spending more ...
Sep 13, 2016 ... A new study examining the economic toll of mass incarceration in the United
States concludes that the full cost exceeds $1 trillion ― with about ...
Mar 23, 2015 ... The increasing prison population and growing costs of corrections are becoming
common knowledge for both policymakers and the public.
Sep 7, 2016 ... The cost of incarceration in the United States exceeds $1 trillion, or six percent of
gross domestic product, and dwarfs the amount spent on ...
Nov 15, 2013 ... It has long been an open secret that government officials go out of their way to
hide from public view the true costs of the many, many different ...
Sep 15, 2015 ... America spends $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.4 million people. ... And when
—and if—the individual is released from prison, the costs ...
Apr 28, 2016 ... America's mass incarceration is costly and ineffective at decreasing crime, ... It
costs the U.S. nearly $80 billion each year to house its prisoners, ...