Comments for: LePage calls jail summit as sheriffs warn of overcrowding, budget crisis

Posted April 28, 2013, at 6:50 a.m.
Last modified April 29, 2013, at 3:44 p.m.

LEWISTON | A budget crisis threatening to force the early release of convicted criminals, layoffs of jail guards and even the closure of some Maine jails is headed to the governor’s office. Gov. Paul LePage said Saturday he is planning a summit this week with all 16 of Maine’s …

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