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ACTION NEEDED! – Avoid prison costs and invest in communities – Support HB 3087!

April 12, 2017 / Sarah Andrews / Uncategorized

Action Alert  for  Safety and Justice

 TO: LWVOR MEMBERS

FROM: Norman Turrill, LWVOR President

Re: HB 3078  on avoiding prison costs & investing in community programs

The Partnership for Safety and Justice proposes 5 practices to reduce prison usage:
-Realign drug and property crime laws for lower sentences
-Keep parents with children in Family Alternatives
-Expand Transitional Leave from 90 days to 120 – 180 days
-Invest in victim services in communities
-Justice Reinvestment in Community Corrections

Please call or email members of the House Judiciary Committee and ask them to support this bill for options to decrease prison costs:

Rep Jeff Barker, Chair
Rep Andy Olson, Vice-Chair
Rep Jennifer Williamson, Vice-Chair
Rep Chris Gorsek
Rep Mitch Greenlick
Rep Ann Lininger
Rep Bill Post
Rep Tawna Sanchez
Rep Sherrie Springer
Rep Duane Stark
Rep A. Richard Vial

If you have any questions, contact Karen Nibler at niblerk@comcast.net.

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