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Corrections Dept. wants offenders to help pay for GPS

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The state Corrections Department wants to make sex offenders help pay for the GPS tracking devices they're supposed to wear.

About 145 of the most serious offenders are being tracked now.

But officials expect 330 to wear the bracelets by the end of next year at an extra cost of $1 million.

The corrections' agency is seeking an emergency rule to charge the offenders $4 to $8 a day, which amounts to a maximum of $240 a month.

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