Department of Corrections
National news organizations are suing the state because the Department of Corrections withheld public information.
A group of Missouri taxpayers and former lawmakers has sued the state Department of Corrections over lethal injection policies used for executions.
Audit of the State Department of Corrections gave it a ‘good’ rating
Attorneys for a condemned Missouri inmate have asked a federal court to spare his life, claiming two top officials with the Department of Corrections lied under oath about use of the sedative midazolam in executions.
The European Union has strict regulations on the sedative drug propofol which could lead to the drug being unavailable to patients on a day-to-day basis if used in Missouri executions.
Two Missouri men’s prisons and two women’s prisons would be selected for the program’s trial.
With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.
Two major Illinois prisons and other facilities will stay open for at least another month after the arbitrator’s ruling.
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Gov. Pat Quinn says he is still awaiting the arrival of a bill that would reinstate an early release policy for non-violent criminals