prison http://www.kplu.org en Inslee Launches Review Of Prison Population Growth In Wash. State http://www.kplu.org/post/inslee-launches-review-prison-population-growth-wash-state <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/155987390&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Washington state’s prison system is projected to need 1,000 new beds by 2018. And that growth has Gov. Jay Inslee concerned.</p><p>Inslee&nbsp;on Tuesday announced a Department of Justice-backed review of the state’s criminal justice system. The goal is to look for ways to save money without jeopardizing public safety.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:06:46 +0000 Austin Jenkins 17383 at http://www.kplu.org Inslee Launches Review Of Prison Population Growth In Wash. State Moms in prison shouldn't lose rights to kids so quickly, some say http://www.kplu.org/post/moms-prison-shouldnt-lose-rights-kids-so-quickly-some-say <p></p><p>Should going to prison mean losing your parental rights forever?&nbsp; Legal advocates say that’s what’s been happening in Washington State, especially to women who are incarcerated.</p><p><a href="http://legalvoice.org/news/">Legal Voice</a> and other groups are pushing a bill, <a href="http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=1284">HB1284,</a> that would give judges more discretion in deciding whether to put children up for adoption when a mother or father is behind bars.</p><p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 7884 at http://www.kplu.org Moms in prison shouldn't lose rights to kids so quickly, some say