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A picture of the common area of a prison with glimpse inside a cell.

Expansion projects paused as Arkansas decides how to increase prison capacity

BY: - April 24, 2023

While Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has made expanding the state’s prison capacity a priority, three projects started under the previous administration are on hold for now. The early stages of those efforts — an expansion of a prison in North Arkansas and the new construction of a 1,000-bed prison and a separate 300-bed community […]