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Unformatted text preview: to me feels like due to the current money status of the government. [States seek short-term fixes to crowding problems Tough-sentencing supporters say more prisons are needed], ICOF. This is a major debate on which should be done. [Sen. Phil Gramm (R, Texas) says, That prisoners should be made to work 10 hours a day to boost the manufacturing industry.], ICOF. I feel this would also be a great alternative, because they can swap which prisoners work days and which work nights. This would reduce the number of cells needed to house the prisoners by almost half. This article also gives a lot of very good statistics on prison over crowding to prove their point. Reference and Resource Page ICOF, Prison Overcrowding, Issues & Controversies on File: n. page, Issues & Controversies . Facts On File News Services, 15 July 2009, Web. 27 Oct. 2009, http://www.2facts.com/article/i0900010...
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