WAMC New York News
2:09 pm
Fri March 11, 2005

Vermont Prison Budget Soars

Montpelier, VT – Vermont's annual prison budget grew from $15 million in 1990 to $98 million last year. The state's Democratic legislature, Republican governor, and law enforcement officials all have different ideas on how to reign in the cost of incarceration in the Green Mountain State. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Eesha Williams has more.