PolitiFact Check: Does It Cost Twice As Much To House Inmates In Calif. Than In Other States?

Aug 11, 2017

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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris recently claimed it costs 'about $75,000 per year to lock up an inmate in California - or more than twice the national average.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked this eye-opening statement by the California Democrat.