I will let this speak for itself as I doubt there is anything I can add to the story line.
“…Struggling with a $79 million budget deficit, DOC decided to save $1 million in the current year’s budget by shutting two faith-based re-entry centers that teach inmates work and life skills as they prepare to rejoin society. The centers, run by Bridges of America, are in Manatee and Broward counties. The head of the budget conference committee on prisons, Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, is from Broward, and said she has been beseiged with calls of complaint about the decision…”
Lawmakers angry over decision to shut inmate re-entry centers in Broward, Manatee