FILE-In this Dec. 18, 2008, file photo, the Northwest State Corrections Facility is seen in St. Albans, Vt. Gov. Peter Shumlin says the state needs a war on recidivism that focuses on treatment, ... more 
FILE-In this Dec. 18, 2008, file photo, the Northwest State Corrections Facility is seen in St. Albans, Vt. Gov. Peter Shumlin says the state needs a war on recidivism that focuses on treatment, rather than jail, for nonviolent offenders. At his weekly news conference on Thursday, Shumlin joined lawmakers and judicial branch officials to talk up efforts to lower the number of people who return to prison after being released by stepping up addiction treatment, mental health counseling and other services for nonviolent offenders. less 
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