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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Announces Significant Cuts and Layoffs for the Virginia Department of Corrections and the Virginia State Police to Fill $346 Million of the $2.4 Billion Deficit Gap

 

Update: 

Local prison to close in wake of cuts, October 15, 2014
Delaying the filling of 20 new corrections officer positions that were in this year’s budget and delaying the filling of the nine new sex offender monitoring positions that were in the budget
 

Original Post: 

Virginia Department of Corrections and the Virginia State Police are taking the biggest hit, see link to full article below. Closing a residential facility and a diversion center will make successful re-entry for former offenders much more difficult.