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Title: STATE SUBSIDIES TO LOCAL CORRECTIONS - A SUMMARY OF PROGRAMS
Author(s): M KANNEN
Editor(s): R J MARCELLI
Project Director: J D FOSTER
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 61
Sponsoring Agency: Council of State Governments
Lexington, KY 40578
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 77-DF-99-0002
Publication Number: RM-614
Sale Source: Council of State Governments
Iron Works Pike
P.O. Box 11910
Lexington, KY 40578
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: STATE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR LOCAL CORRECTIONS SERVICES HAS GROWN CONSIDERABLY IN THE PAST 15 YEARS. THE REPORT SUMMARIZES TRENDS IN THE USE OF ONE SUCH METHOD - STATE PROGRAMS.
Abstract: THIS STUDY IS BASED ON REPORTS, LEGISLATION, AND STATISTICS SUPPLIED BY STATE OFFICIALS TO THE STAFF OF THE STATES CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE PROJECT OF THE COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS. A TELEPHONE SURVEY WAS ALSO UTILIZED TO GAIN INFORMATION. THE REPORT FOCUSES ONLY ON PROGRAMS INVOLVING DIRECT STATE-TO-LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRANSFER OF DOLLARS. NOT INCLUDED WAS STATE MONEY IN THE FORM OF MATCHING FUNDS TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR FEDERAL GRANTS AND STATE SERVICES PROVIDED DIRECTLY TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN LIEU OF CASH. THE REPORT IS DIVIDED INTO TWO PARTS. THE FIRST PROVIDES A NARRATIVE OVERVIEW OF STATE FINANCIAL SUBSIDIES TO LOCAL CORRECTIONS, AND INCLUDED INFORMATION ON THE NUMBER OF PROGRAMS, FUNDING LEVELS, TYPES OF SERVICES SUBSIDIZED, AND FACTORS APPLIED IN DETERMINING SUBSIDY ALLOCATIONS. THE SECOND SECTION PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF THE MAJOR FEATURES OF 41 INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMS IN 23 STATES.
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Financial management; Funding sources; Local government; Program financing; State aid; State government
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