In this March 4, 2011 photo, a cell block is shown at the Pendleton State Prison in Pendleton, Ind. Angry prosecutors have derailed a legislative plan to reduce Indiana's corrections costs by ... more 
In this March 4, 2011 photo, a cell block is shown at the Pendleton State Prison in Pendleton, Ind. Angry prosecutors have derailed a legislative plan to reduce Indiana's corrections costs by shortening some criminal sentences, and now the state seen as a national model for fiscal austerity could be forced to find millions of dollars for new prisons. The debate pits prosecutors who oppose policies they consider soft on crime against the pressures of a tight state budget. Many other states also are trying to cut their prison costs this year, and Indiana's reversal shows the increasing strains some face after earlier rounds of cutbacks. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By AJ Mast
Sat, Mar 26, 2011 3:57 PM EDT