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Halfway house battles bed bugs

...Manor, which is under contract with the state Department of Corrections. Most residents are newly released from prison...the halfway house returned to the jail, said Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle. Officials there...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-30/halfway-house-battles-bed-bugs
Local
Deadly prison brawl stokes mystery about guards, guns

...has said the matter is being reviewed.The three guards have remained on paid leave. Neither the Nevada Department of Corrections nor the attorney general has made their names public.While filing the federal lawsuit, Potter called for...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-28/deadly-prison-brawl-stokes-mystery-ab
Not For Web
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Medicaid expansion is the right choice for Alaska

...more, according to Walker expanding Medicaid would save the State of Alaska $6.6 million in FY2016 in the Department of Corrections and Department of Health and Social Services budgets. With the severe budget crisis affecting our state, this...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-05/empire-readers-council-editorial-medi
Opinion
Walker proposes state budget amendments

...troopers, who are facing budget cuts of their own.According to information from Walker's budget office, the Department of Corrections would renegotiate the contracts for the actual cost per bed per day. Some of the money also could be used to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/walker-proposes-state-budget-amendments
State | AK legislature
Report criticizes Palmer inmate's punishment in segregation

...Ombudsman Linda Lord-Jenkins said the state Department of Corrections should not have put an inmate in segregation...as the "hole," Lord-Jenkins wrote.The Department of Corrections didn't immediately respond to a phone message...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-16/report-criticizes-palmer-inmates-punish
State
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...Department of Health and Social Services and the Department of Corrections would see the biggest by-dollar reductions...that figure, depending on who you ask.The Department of Corrections budget would be slashed by almost $25 million...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/walkers-budget-proposal-corrections-and
State | AK legislature
Walker appoints three to cabinet

...appointed three commissioners, including two former placeholders.Ron Taylor, acting commissioner for the Alaska Department of Corrections, was officially appointed to the office, as was Department of Fish and Game interim Commissioner Sam Cotten...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-21/walker-appoints-three-cabinet
State
More 'Shop with a Cop' families covered but donations still needed

...are not limited to police officers. It also encompasses the Alaska State Troopers and Wildlife Troopers, the Department of Corrections, the U.S. Coast Guard, Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters and EMTs and other citizens."Our members...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/more-shop-cop-families-covered-donation
Local
Former Don Young challenger is new admin commissioner

...RevenueActing or interim? Fred Parady, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development? Ronald Taylor, Department of Corrections? Sam Cotten, Department of Fish and Game? Brigadier General Mike Bridges, Department of Military and Veterans...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-30/former-don-young-challenger-new-admin-c
Local | AK legislature
Audit: Systemic problems in Corrections Department

ANCHORAGE - An audit of the Alaska Department of Corrections has identified systemic problems, including an inadequate mechanism for reviewing inmate deaths and factors that could affect...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-26/audit-systemic-problems-corrections-dep
State

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