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4 Investigates: State prison system cuts funds to help newly released inmates

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — State legislators and community advocates are questioning funding cuts by the New Mexico¬†Department of Corrections that reduce¬†services for newly released inmates.¬† Lawmakers have long argued that investing in rehabilitative services for this population decreases the chances they re-offend and increases their ability to thrive after they‚Äôve paid their debts to society.

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