Oklahoma Board of Corrections approves state prison system 2020 budget request

$1.57 billion request includes $884 million for new beds, $91.7 million for inmate hepatitis C drugs VINITA - OKLAHOMA CITY – The state Board of Corrections unanimously approved on Tuesday the Oklahoma Department of Corrections 2020 budget request from the State Legislature. The $1.57-billion request includes $884 million to add 5,200 beds, $91.7 million for inmate hepatitis C treatment, $31.9 million for facility repairs, maintenance and critical needs, and $18.5 million for sta...  Read More...