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Reforming Arkansas’s Juvenile Justice System

Two weeks ago, I announced the details of our plan to reform the state’s juvenile justice system. The most obvious change is the decision to close two of our youth treatment centers. The reform of our juvenile justice system has been a priority of my administration since day one. A few weeks before my inauguration as the 46th governor of Arkansas, I made a surprise visit to the Alexander Juvenile Treatment Center to...

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