Criminal Sentencing Reform Gets Mixed Reactions
Ohio's prison population is close to an all-time high --- nearly 51,000. In a few more years, it's projected to grow to 65,000. Governor Ted Strickland is proposing ways to stem the rising tide, by diverting more non-violent convicts away from state prisons to community-based programs...and by letting some prison inmates out early, if they improve themselves. But some of the governor's plan is meeting with mixed reactions. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.