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The Price of Prisons: What Incarceration Costs Taxpayers | Vera ...


Feb 29, 2012 ... Staff from Vera's Center on Sentencing and Corrections and Cost-Benefit Analysis Unit developed a methodology to calculate the taxpayer cost ...

Private Prisons | American Civil Liberties Union


Today, for-profit companies are responsible for approximately 6 percent of state prisoners, 16 percent of federal prisoners, and inmates in local jails in Texas, ...

What Are America's Prisons Costing Taxpayers? - The Cheat Sheet


Mar 23, 2015 ... There are the monetary costs to taxpayers but also the price society pays for ... prisoners have the right to an effective and rehabilitative system.

Prisoner Re-entry Program - IRS.gov


Check out the products below for your prisoner re-entry program! ... and tax information written for the soon-to-be-released prisoner audience. FREE ... Know Your Rights. Taxpayer Bill of Rights · Taxpayer Advocate · Accessibility · Civil Rights ...

APNewsBreak: California sets inmate sex reassignment rules | U.S. ...


Oct 21, 2015 ... (AP) — California prison officials are setting the first standards for which ... Hayhoe said those prohibitions will help hold down the cost to taxpayers. ... state may be violating her rights by denying her sex reassignment surgery.

California must pay for inmate's sex change, judge rules - CBS News


Apr 2, 2015 ... ... life for second-degree murder violates her constitutional rights. ... no help for me, but this person gets a sex change at taxpayer's expense?

Welcome to Prison. Will You Be Paying Cash or Credit? | TIME.com


Aug 21, 2013 ... Inmates at this correctional institution northwest of Knoxville, Tenn., will soon have to pay fed-up ... “Our taxpayers pay $62 a day to house one inmate,” says Jay Yeager, the Anderson .... 2016 Time Inc. All rights reserved.

The Eighth Amendment and an Inmate's Right to Gender ...


May 19, 2015 ... The Eighth Amendment and an Inmate's Right to Gender Reassignment Surgery: Should Taxpayers Have to Pay?

Texas Prisons: Taxpayers Paying for Inmates' Gender Identity ...


Jan 14, 2016 ... Texas taxpayers are now paying for hormone treatment for inmates who .... ok then let us work. give us our rights back. and you get a medical ...

IT'S YOUR MONEY: Taxpayers Cover Cost of Housing Inmates


IT'S YOUR MONEY: Taxpayers Cover Cost of Housing Inmates. 3 years 5 ... It is law for inmates to pay their dues to jails for the time they spent locked up, but Brewer explained the county won't find any money there. ..... All Rights Reserved.

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Congratulations! The Taxes You Just Paid Might Be On Their Way to ...


Apr 15, 2014 ... That's right, taxpayers: for-profit prison companies are skimming off the ... it is not subject to the same open-records laws as publicly-run prisons.

California Becomes First State To Pay For Inmate's Transgender ...


Aug 10, 2015 ... In a historic victory for transgender rights in prisons, California became the ..... then that is their problem, why should tax payers pay for their self ...

CA Prison, Taxpayers Must Pay for Inmate's Sex-Change Surgery ...


Apr 3, 2015 ... An inmate convicted of murder will receive taxpayer-funded sex change ... ruled that not doing so would violate the inmate's constitutional rights.