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Kansas governor to propose treatment center for inmates


December 25, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly plans to propose creating a treatment center at Kansas' largest prison for inmates with substance abuse problems.

Kelly said she plans to recommend adding a treatment center at the state prison in Lansing in the Kansas City area, The Kansas City Star reports. Her proposal mirrors a recommendation from the Kansas Criminal Justice Reform Commission to use space in an existing prison for a 240-bed substance abuse treatment center.

The governor said Wednesday in an interview that inmates could be sentenced to the new center for intensive treatment, rather...

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