Prison Understaffing And Overtime Claims
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Alabamahttps://whnt.com/2020/01/08/southern-poverty-law-center-says-alabamas-prisons-horrifically-understaffed/https://abc3340.com/news/local/state-overtime-investigation-its-your-money
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Alaskahttps://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Alaska-correctional-officers-union-says-system-is-in-crisis-due-to-staffing-shortages-566528561.html
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Arizonahttps://www.kold.com/2019/08/27/kold-investigates-troubling-trend-understaffed-prisons-arizona/https://www.12news.com/article/news/politics/report-az-department-of-corrections-paid-over-40-million-in-overtime-amid-staffing-crisis/75-10ba71df-da99-4027-ba28-c77ff746025e
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Arkansashttps://arktimes.com/news/arkansas-reporter/2018/01/31/adc-cant-retain-guards-2
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Californiahttps://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/article230983958.htmlhttps://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2016/dec/7/california-prison-employees-reap-staggering-overtime-payments/
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Coloradohttps://www.correctionsone.com/prison-staffing/articles/colo-understaffed-prisons-creating-dangerous-conditions-for-cos-9J6yLgAmGZeZluZM/https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/investigations/colorado-corrections-officers-concerned-low-staffing-creating-unsafe-conditions
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Connecticuthttps://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/20190826_state_agency_overtime_increases_in_2019/
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Delawarehttps://delawarestatenews.net/news/report-prison-still-understaffed/https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/03/06/delaware-doc-overtime-outpace-last-years-30-9-million/2943127002/
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Floridahttps://www.floridaphoenix.com/2019/10/31/overwhelmed-and-understaffed-fls-96-prison-inspectors-faced-10991-investigations-last-year/
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Georgiahttps://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/hundreds-jobs-programs-would-slashed-from-georgia-budget/RvnDp9wBH4f2MVI5CZAtkK/
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Hawaiihttps://www.civilbeat.org/2019/08/hawaii-prisons-director-staff-shortages-are-driving-up-ot-costs/
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Idahohttps://idahoreports.blogs.idahoptv.org/2019/02/22/overworked-and-underpaid/
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Illinois
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6F5oOY2JZFU
https://www.thecentersquare.com/illinois/audit-finds-overtime-abuse-other-problems-at-the-illinois-department/article_47cd2cc2-da40-11e9-9000-0768a1e62614.html
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Indianahttps://www.in.gov/idoc/files/1219%20OffenderPopulation.pdfhttp://www.therepublic.com/2019/03/13/no_more_room_indianas_prison_overhaul_is_contributing_to_jail_overcrowding_rising_costs/
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Iowahttps://www.kcrg.com/content/news/557150451.html
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Kansashttps://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article226149675.html
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Kentuckyhttps://www.wkyt.com/content/news/WKYT-Investigates-High-capacity-understaffing-a-major-problem-in-Kentucky-jails-and-prisons-558355071.htmlhttps://louisvillefuture.com/archived-news/corrections-overtime-pay-still-rising-despite-inmate-population-reaching-four-year-low/
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Louisianahttps://www.correctionsone.com/corrections-jobs-careers/articles/la-prison-system-continues-to-struggle-with-staff-uroytnlSY6nZebpm/https://www.dailycomet.com/news/20190416/louisiana-prison-system-continues-to-struggle-with-staffing
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Mainehttps://fiddleheadfocus.com/2019/04/17/state-national-and-world-news/state/maines-largest-prison-has-trouble-keeping-its-staff/
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Marylandhttps://www.baltimoresun.com/politics/bs-md-pol-overtime-corrections-20200117-l5eehwte2bhrbadlij62xab5vi-story.htmlhttps://www.baltimoresun.com/politics/bs-md-pol-ga-prison-overtime-20200131-xk5gqzo4qjdi3oc2pjmacjx6pa-story.html
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Massachusettshttps://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/12/15/amid-reforms-and-staffing-dips-overtime-for-prison-officers-soars/dDc3IUbusvI19hC9hpEaeJ/story.html
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Michiganhttps://www.uppermichiganssource.com/content/news/Upper-Peninsula-prisons-dealing-with-staff-shortages-557940501.htmlhttps://www.mlive.com/news/2018/03/funds_needed_to_fill_740_corre.html
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Minnesotahttps://www.twincities.com/2019/10/20/minnesota-prisons-are-logging-record-amounts-of-overtime-and-its-wearing-workers-down/https://www.wdio.com/news/prisons-overtime/5529361/
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Mississippihttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/parchman-prison-mississippi-another-inmate-found-dead-inside-understaffed-facility-2020-01-23/
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Missourihttps://www.columbiamissourian.com/news/state_news/overworked-and-understaffed-missouri-prisons-deal-with-vacancies-overtime-and/article_1db8c6b0-7a75-11e9-be07-bf49147cdb9f.html
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Montanahttps://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/montana-state-prison-limits-visitation-to-days-a-week/article_0331d96d-781b-53a4-8e3f-b434cd43f588.html
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Nebraskahttps://www.kpax.com/news/montana-news/inmate-families-object-to-montana-state-prisons-new-visitation-policieshttp://netnebraska.org/article/news/1144202/prison-watchdog-says-staffing-crisis-costs-millions-ot-raises-safety-concerns
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Nevadahttps://thenevadaindependent.com/article/report-nevada-continues-to-rely-heavily-on-solitary-confinement-including-for-some-inmates-with-serious-mental-illnesshttps://thenevadaindependent.com/article/nevada-prison-population-declines-by-several-hundred-agency-still-trying-curb-high-overtime-costs
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New Hampshire
https://www.correctionsone.com/officer-safety/articles/money-safety-job-prestige-contribute-to-staffing-problems-at-nh-prisons-JItv522WWxrKpmvU/http://teamsters633.com/correctional-officers-ta-includes-raises-double-time-after-16-hours-ot/
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New Jerseyhttps://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/why-the-nj-department-of-corrections-spent-38m-in-overtime-last-year/https://nj1015.com/overtime-rising-in-nj-prisons-to-775000-hours-38-million/
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New Mexicohttps://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/florida/articles/2019-01-31/new-mexico-recruits-top-prison-official-from-florida
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New Yorkhttps://nyassembly.gov/mem/Christopher-S-Friend/story/86315
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North Carolinahttps://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/article236582913.htmlhttps://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article226100025.html
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North Dakotahttps://www.nd.gov/omb/sites/omb/files/documents/agency/financial/state-budgets/docs/budget/2019-21-detail-book/00530/MVB22019R0200530.pdf
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Ohiohttps://www.cleveland.com/metro/2018/06/prison_system_overtime_pay_dwa.html
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Oklahomahttps://oklahomawatch.org/2019/11/30/oklahoma-looks-to-teenagers-to-guard-inmates-in-prison/https://www.readfrontier.org/stories/oklahoma-spends-millions-in-overtime-pay-to-staff-prisons/
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Oregonhttps://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/jan/21/oregon-prisons-face-worker-shortages-as-retirement/
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Pennsylvaniahttps://www.sharonherald.com/news/local_news/staffing-levels-at-pennsylvania-s-prisons-unsafe-union-warns/article_33698a89-891c-57f0-bf95-39b8f4ed1a98.htmlhttps://www.meadvilletribune.com/news/despite-drop-in-inmate-numbers-pennsylvania-prisons-ran-up-overtime/article_e0deb1ed-049b-52b8-a163-12d1394fa8d6.html
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Rhode Islandhttps://www.wpri.com/target-12/rhode-island-correctional-officers-working-marathon-32-hour-shifts-more-often/https://www.wpri.com/news/ri-sees-21-jump-in-number-of-state-workers-making-100k-or-more/
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South Carolinahttps://www.thestate.com/news/special-reports/article227089334.html
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South Dakotahttps://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2018/01/23/understaffed-overcrowded-prisons-could-lead-more-inmates-being-released-secretary-says/1058719001/
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Tennesseehttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/curtis-watson-captured-tennessee-escaped-inmate-highlights-guard-shortage-2019-08-12/
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Texashttps://www.kbtx.com/content/news/Texas-prisons-suffer-staff-shortages-hiring-issues-512986501.html
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Utahhttps://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2019/06/18/utah-prison-system-down/
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Vermonthttps://vtdigger.org/2019/08/20/union-criticizes-wcax-story-on-prison-employee-staffing/
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Virginiahttps://www.wric.com/news/taking-action/virginia-corrections-officers-warn-we-are-cutting-corners/
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Washingtonhttps://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/teamsters117/pages/4431/attachments/original/1567807636/Washington_DOC_Staffing_Model_Review.pdf?1567807636
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West Virginiahttps://www.wtap.com/content/news/Division-of-Corrections-looking-to-hire-more-correctional-officers--561914991.html
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Wisconsinhttps://www.jsonline.com/story/news/politics/2019/01/11/overtime-wisconsin-prisons-tops-50-million/2539860002/
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Wyominghttps://www.wyofile.com/wyoming-prison-crisis-demands-criminal-justice-reform/https://oilcity.news/wyoming/2019/08/19/prison-chief-staff-shortage-could-create-dangerous-conditions/
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