TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said she wants a review of state sentencing guidelines to reduce overcrowding in prisons, a move that could find bipartisan support in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
The Democratic governor said in an interview Tuesday with The Topeka Capital-Journals editorial board that she would like to see more people receiving treatment rather than spending time in a cell.
Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning, R-Overland Park, said he believes finding ways to reduce the prison population would get a lot of attention.
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