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Politicians always want to be “tough on crime,” but with states facing budget crises, can they afford to be?

Tough-on-Crime Policies Overwhelm Shrinking State Budgets

Politicians always want to be “tough on crime,” but with states facing budget crises, can they afford to be?

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