Justice Reinvestment Media Clips

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Prison Bills Put N.D. On the Right Path

The Tribune Editorial Board has for a long time supported steps that result in fewer people being jailed and them becoming productive citizens. Senate Bill 2015 is a move in that direction.

Andrew Speno: State Has Two Choices on Crime — Change or Bankruptcy

Oklahoma stands on the brink of a monumental success with the potential to define our state for decades to come. A task force of lawmakers and stakeholders put out recommendations to decrease our bloated prison population, save billions in taxes, and increase public safety. But one step in the wrong direction will crush that success into a dismal failure that will leave our children holding the bag.

Arkansas Capitol Briefs

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday signed into law Senate Bill 136 by Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson, R-Little Rock, a bill to establish three regional Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Centers in the state.

Parole Violators Bill Heads to Governor

Legislation aimed at keeping nonviolent parole and probation violators out of prison completed its quick journey through the House on Tuesday.