In his final State of the State address, Gov. Asa Hutchinson urged Arkansas lawmakers to approve funding to increase state troopers’ salaries and to build a new prison facility.
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During his weekly update, Gov. Asa Hutchinson expressed concern about the state’s COVID-19 vaccination rate as well as his support for expanding prison capacity.
After being incarcerated for 7 years, Ruby Welch is now an activist fighting for reform and dignity in the criminal justice system. She’ll speak at an event hosted by Arkansas Cinema Society Oct. 2.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is conducting a first-of-its-kind study that will assess prison culture and climate in Arkansas.
The Arkansas Department of Corrections is allowing families to visit inmates at four facilities after halting in-person visits in March due to the pandemic.