|Budget Issue:||Update on jail construction funding program|
|Program:||Board of State and Community Corrections|
|Finding or Recommendation:||Overview of recent programs to provide lease-revenue funding to counties to construct and renovate county jails. Recent bills provide total of $1.7 billion for these programs and could result in construction of about 14,700 new jail beds.|
For more information, see our report, The 2013-14 Budget: Governor’s Criminal Justice Proposals.