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Sara Gonzalez

Proposed NY Budget Makes Cuts to Juvenile Justice System

In the 1970s, former New York

In his state of the budget address earlier this month, Cuomo proposed a reduction of juvenile beds from 1,209 to 833.  He also wants to reduce the Office of Child and Family Services’ budget by $149 million and provide reimbursement incentives for local alternatives to incarceration for low and medium risk juvenile offenders.