The Pittsburgh Tribune Review reports that, as a result of the current budget impasse in Pennsylvania, several inmates who have been approved to be released from jail on probation. The inmates in question are homeless. Due to the still-unpassed state budget, emergency shelters are unable to accept the homeless inmates. Therefore, the inmates must remain in jail “because they have nowhere to live and there are no available shelters.”

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