By Nick Horton on September 11, 2018
It was three and half years ago, at the Roger Williams University Symposium “Sounding the Alarm on Mass Incarceration” (which I wrote about in RIFuture back in 2013), when Rhode Island started a difficult, ambitious statewide conversation about undertaking major criminal justice reform efforts. Now, at the end of another election cycle, voters that care […]
By Moira Walsh on September 11, 2017
Senate President Ruggiero’s leadership and humility have given us, members of the the General Assembly, the opportunity to keep the promises we made to Rhode Islanders.
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By Bob Plain on January 18, 2017
Last session, the justice reinvestment legislation didn’t have bicameral support at the State House; the full Senate resoundingly passed the bills while the House of Representatives didn’t vote on the bills. While it’s still unclear what the House will do this session, the six bills that were born out of a task force appointed by […]
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