March 7, 2011 in Idaho
Betsy Russell photo

Rep. Darrell Bolz, R-Caldwell, left, proposes a budget for the state’s Department of Correction on Monday that includes a 5.3 percent increase in state funding and 4.1 percent overall, unlike other state agency budgets that are seeing large cuts. Bolz said, “You really don’t have a lot of choices here.” The budget still underfunds prisons by $2.6 million compared to estimates of their costs next year.

 
 
 
 

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