sentencing reform http://wrkf.org en States Push For Prison Sentence Overhaul; Prosecutors Push Back http://wrkf.org/post/states-push-prison-sentence-overhaul-prosecutors-push-back Some red states like Louisiana and Texas have emerged as leaders in a new movement: to divert offenders from prisons and into drug treatment, work release and other incarceration alternatives.<p>By most counts, Louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the country. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:58:00 +0000 Martin Kaste 29116 at http://wrkf.org States Push For Prison Sentence Overhaul; Prosecutors Push Back FRIDAY: ACLU Director Marjorie Esman, Rev. Chris Andrews, Politico Gus Weill http://wrkf.org/post/friday-aclu-director-marjorie-esman-rev-chris-andrews-politico-gus-weill <p>Louisiana ACLU Executive Director Marjorie Esman talks about proposed prison sentencing reforms, for non-violent offenders,&nbsp; endorsed by Governor Jindal.</p><p>Rev. Chris Andrews, with Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge, talks about volunteer charity home repair projects going on this weekend.</p><p>A visit with veteran political consultant Gus Weill.</p><p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 17:01:51 +0000 Jim Engster 7199 at http://wrkf.org