L: Troy Willoughby; R: Knepper, who's apparently camera-shy and doesn't have many images online
One of thousands of back-alley weed brownie deals going down each day in Wyoming.

Senate works to nab pot brownie dealers before they strike again

The Senate is diligently working to confront a dangerous threat to Wyoming.
Inmates at the Wyoming State Penitentiary

Two criminal justice reform bills sail through the House, as they have in years past. Will they die in the Senate, as they have in years past?

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A pair of positive, commonsense criminal justice reform proposals passed House Judiciary Committee this week. But "tough on crime" lawmakers are lurking in the senate, ready to kill any bill that doesn't keep our prisons overflowing with inmates.

The Cuts So Far (Part 5): Corrections – The high cost of quitting prison drug rehab ‘cold turkey’

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Wyoming legislators cut the state's prison-based substance abuse programs to save money. But more and more addicts are landing back in prison, continuing the cycle of incarceration and costing the state double what it "saved."
What kind of miserable state puts people in prison for candy?

Just what Wyoming needs: More laws to imprison people for marijuana

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Charles Pelkey (L) is sponsoring a bill to classify domestic strangulation as a "violent" felony, which is it. But the ACLU's Sabrina King (R) says the proposal would contribute to Wyoming's prison problem and wouldn't protect victims.

Proposals to make strangling your wife a “violent” felony test

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Inmates at Wyoming's women's prison in Lusk. According to Wyoming Department of Corrections Deputy Director Steve Lindley, 85 percent of the state's female population needs substance abuse treatment. The Legislature cut substance abuse funding last year.

More prison or less prison? Judiciary Committee kills a "tough on crime" bill and moves a reform bill forward

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L: Troy Willoughby; R: Knepper, who's apparently camera-shy and doesn't have many images online

“Actual innocence” expert helps Judiciary Committee see past state lawyer’s preposterous claims

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