The Woodward News


September 28, 2007

Strange spending decisions


Why not spend that same $12 million on early education programs or drug prevention programs, so that rather than try to reintegrate these people back into society after jail, they never go to jail in the first place?

And if we can find ways to spend $12 million on drug addicts and criminals, why can’t we find the money to spend on health care for our nation’s children?

Rowynn Ricks is staff writer for the Woodward News. She can be reached at

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