Bennet, Gardner, Brown, Colleagues Release GAO Report Revealing Shortfalls in Bureau of Prisons Drug Treatment Programs, Recommendations for Improved Management and Increased Access to Treatment
Senators Pushed GAO to Evaluate Current BOP Drug Treatment Programs, Including MAT Programs
Jun 02, 2020Following a request submitted by Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) along with U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report revealing shortfalls in the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) drug treatment programs and recommendations for ways BOP can better manage and expand drug treatment programs offered to incarcerated individuals.