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MDOC Commissioner Fisher requests level funding, no cuts

By: Magnolia Tribune - February 11, 2016

Prison Chief Requests No Cuts in Budget

At a House Appropriations Committee meeting Wednesday, Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher recapped his efforts to cut costs and asked for $374 million in funding. It’s the same level of funding the department received last year.

Fisher says the department is “seriously understaffed,” which leaves probation and parole officers with more cases than they can handle.


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