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More Inmates, Fewer Releases Busting Prison Budget

More Inmates, Fewer Releases Busting Prison Budget

November 20, 2012 at 8:37 am

Inmates are entering Tennessee prisons faster than they’re being released, and the Correction Department says the unforeseen trend is busting the agency’s budget. The state prison system has asked for an extra $50 million to make it through this year.