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Corrections director receives governors' award (access required)

Arizona Department of Corrections Director Dora Schriro has received the Award for Distinguished Service to State Government from the National Governors Association for implementing programs to reduce recidivism by giving inmates the skills they need to stay out of prison. In the less than three years since she took over as director, Ms. Schriro has implemented ...

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