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Prison Expansion Passes the Legislature, Reformers Talk Options

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Governor Asa Hutchinson delivering his State of the State address

Gov. Hutchinson's 498 prison bed expansion passed the Arkansas Legislature this week. The project stirred controversy and led to a verbal and physical clash between protestors and Capitol police.

Rachell Sanchez-Smith is an assistant producer for Ozarks at Large and an undergraduate student at the University of Arkansas studying journalism.