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.
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