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Colorado State Penitentiary II

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Colorado Closing Canon City Prison

Colorado will close a second state prison in two years because of a declining inmate population, the state Department of Corrections announced Monday.

03/19/2012

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Lawmakers Question Colorado Prison Spending

Colorado’s inmate population is about the same as it was in 2004. But the proposed budget for the state Department of Corrections is about $150 million higher than it was eight years ago.

03/15/2012

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