2016 General Assembly Category Archive

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Bell: Should Va. reinstate parole? NO, keep truth in sentencing

HouseGOP2016 General Assembly, Issues, Op-Ed, Public Safety

Originally printed in the Richmond Times Dispatch Governor McAuliffe has announced a commission to study the reinstatement of parole. Such a step would undo the most important public safety reform of the past 20 years, and would be an enormous step backward for Virginia. First, a bit of history. Prior to 1994, prison sentences were not truly set by the … Read More