Legislative Alerts

Inmates to meet with friendly lawmakers

The trustee prisoners on the Inmate Communications Committee will entertain some VIPs May 1 at 10:30 a.m. Members of the House Criminal Justice Committee will sit down with them to learn more about giving prisoners time off their sentences

Reps to discuss earned time with inmates on May 1, 2013

Members of the House Criminal Justice Committee plan to meet May 1 at 10:30 a.m. with the Inmate Communications Committee at the men’s prison in Concord.. That’s a group of trustees who brief their warden and the corrections commissioner on prison conditions and policy issues.

Committee pushes for earned time bill

Chairman Laura Pantelakos and several members of the House Criminal Justice Committee are trying to craft legislation to let prisoners earn sentence reductions through work, classes, training and treatment.

House committee works on earned time bills

The House Criminal Justice Committee will hold work sessions Tuesday, April 22, and Thursday, April 24, on two bills to give prisoners credit off their minimum sentences

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