Kitzhaber Opens Door to Criminal Justice Reform
Gov. Kitzhaber has expanded Oregon’s Commission on Public Safety so it can take a deeper look at how to reduce costs in the Criminal Justice system, while at the same time improving public safety.
“With Oregon’s biennial corrections budget now exceeding $1.4 billion, we can no longer delay improvements to our corrections system here in Oregon,” said Governor Kitzhaber. “It’s time for us to re-examine which policies are working and fix those that are not providing a clear benefit to our public safety.”
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