U.S. government failed to properly count deaths of people in prisons and jails, Senate report says

By: - September 20, 2022 1:13 pm
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A 10-month investigation by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations found that DOJ failed to enforce the Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013, which requires states that receive federal funding to report deaths in prisons and jails to the agency.(Canva image)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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