Our bail reform draft improved through the legislative negotiation process. It should result in fewer low-level non-dangerous offenders locked up pre-trial.
Both branches gave resounding approval today to the criminal justice reform package that we’ve spent the past few months negotiating.
I spent last week in Germany, visiting prisons and courts to study how they handle young adults. The passionate commitment of our German hosts to rehabilitating young adults was inspiring.
Searchable section-by-section analysis of criminal justice reform package with links to bill sections.
Mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes are a hot button issue in the conversation about criminal justice reform. Here is an explanation of the issue and how we treat it in the final criminal justice reform package signed by the Governor on April 13, 2018.
We reached final agreement and released today our criminal justice reform package.