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Stories Tagged "prisons"

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Iowa Juvenile Detention (Full Program) (#151)

posted on April 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Juvenile Detention  (Full Program) (#151)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at trends in criminal activity in Iowa, and current issues in the Juvenile Justice System. 27:46 Read More »

Green Construction in Iowa (Full Program) (#150)

posted on April 15, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Green Construction in Iowa (Full Program)  (#150)
Full Program: Saving money and saving the planet are two of the good reasons architects around the state give for designing sustainable "green" buildings. The Iowa Journal investigates. 27:46 Read More »

News Analysis: April 14, 2008 (#150)

posted on April 10, 2008 at 10:47 AM

In the News Analysis segment, David Pitt, Associated Press reporter, talks with host Paul Yeager about the proposed transportation license fee, the appropriations bill which may include $120 million to build a new prison in Fort Madison, and the... Read More »

African Americans in Iowa's Prisons (#131)

posted on January 22, 2008 at 11:42 AM

African Americans in Iowa's Prisons (#131)
Brad Richardson, Director of the DMC Resource Center in Iowa City, and David Goodson, with the Family & Children Council in Waterloo, discuss the causes and potential solutions for the disproportionate number of African Americans in Iowa's prisons. Read More »

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (Full Program) (#131)

posted on January 21, 2008 at 12:22 PM

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (Full Program) (#131)
Full Program: Iowa has a smaller minority population than most states, but a sizable portion of that sector is in prison. The Iowa Journal discusses the challenges in fighting this status with representatives from the Iowa Juvenile Justice System's new task... 26:46 Read More »

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (#131)

posted on January 19, 2008 at 12:22 PM

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (#131)
If you commit a crime in Iowa, and you’re African American, your chance of going to jail is 14 times greater than if you are Caucasian. It's been a problem for decades, and Iowa Governor Chet Culver is determined to make inroads in alleviating the... 04:00 Read More »

Iowa Prison Reform (#130)

posted on January 18, 2008 at 2:22 PM

Iowa Prison Reform (#130)
State Representative Todd Taylor and prison reform advocate Carlos Jayne discuss issues in the Iowa correctional system with host Paul Yeager. Read More »

The Iowa Prison System (Full Program) (#130)

posted on January 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

The Iowa Prison System  (Full Program) (#130)
Full Program: Being tough on crime is not cheap. The Iowa Journal examines the rising cost of incarceration, takes a look behind the headlines, and learns that a historic prison town has more to offer than just internment. 27:38 Read More »

Community Based Corrections (#130)

posted on January 16, 2008 at 5:10 PM

Community Based Corrections (#130)
More than 450 inmates are waiting for space to open up for them to move from prison to one of 22 Community Based Corrections centers in the state. We profile a Community Based Corrections residential center in Ames to witness the issues and... 03:49 Read More »

African Americans in Iowa (Full Program) (#118)

posted on December 7, 2007 at 12:09 AM

African Americans in Iowa (Full Program) (#118)
Full Program: For every white person in Iowa’s prisons, there are 13 who are black. Why is Iowa still worst in the nation for incarcerating disproportionate numbers of minorities? 27:47 Read More »

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