Media Coverage

Senate OKs Sweeping Proposal On Sentencing Reform

With strong bipartisan support, the Georgia Senate has approved the proposed overhaul of Georgia's criminal justice system.

The Senate voted 51-0 Tuesday in favor of the legislation — which also has the approval of major stakeholders, including Gov. Nathan Deal — with some tweaks. The House must now approve those changes before the bill heads to Deal for his signature.

The governor has touted criminal justice reform as a move that will save tax dollars, improve the state’s rehabilitation rate and keep Georgians safe.

Read the full article at atlanta.cbslocal.com.

Contact:
Jennifer Laudano | 202.540.6321
Projects:
Public Safety Performance Project
States:
Georgia
 
X

Related Resources

PCS.PRODUCTION.1.20140221.1210 (PEWSUWVMWAPP01)