Released incarcerees of Wyoming’s only women’s prison denounce crumbling facilities, punitive use of jails.
Outside experts have found targeted solutions to Wyoming’s incarceration crisis. But will legislators move them forward?
Cops, docs and bureaucrats all agree holes in mental health and substance abuse treatment go hand-in-hand with Wyoming’s prison crowding problem.
Wyoming gets outside researchers funded by the U.S. Department of Justice to look for reforms. But will they convince the state’s prosecutors?
Lawmakers drew heavily on savings to write the state’s two-year budget. Big cuts were largely avoided but some programs took hits.