POLITIFACT CA: Does It Really Cost $75K Per Year To Lock Up An Inmate In California?

Aug 11, 2017

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris.
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Sen. Kamala Harris recently claimed it costs $75,000 per year to incarcerate an inmate in California, more than twice the average cost nationally. PolitiFact California found data that backs up her claim. We rated it True.

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Today's reporting by Chris Nichols.