Posts tagged criminal code

March 12, 2014

 

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Criminal Code Overhaul Likely To Continue After This Year

Proponents of the criminal code overhaul say more resources need to be allocated to lower recidivism rates.

February 28, 2014

 

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Lawmakers Attempting To Keep Criminal Code Overhaul On Track

Sponsors of the legislation say the key is to avoid amendments that enhance criminal penalties.

February 12, 2014

 

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Sexual Assault Legislation Gets New Life In General Assembly

The proposal would require Indiana study the factors causing the state's high rate of sexual assault.

December 31, 2013

 

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Indiana’s Top 10 Stories Of 2013

The top stories of 2013 include tornadoes that swept through the state and a new governor's first year in office.

December 24, 2013

 

Synthetic Marijuana

Legislator: Harsher Penalties For Synthetic Drug Sellers

Sen. Jim Merritt wants synthetic drug penalties on par with cocaine and heroin offenses.

December 21, 2013

 

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Some Worry New Criminal Code Will Increase Prison Population

A panel that would increase the recommended penalties for half of the new felony levels in Indiana’s criminal code overhaul bill.

December 19, 2013

 

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Local Groups Need $10.5 Million For Criminal Code Overhaul

An analyst informed a legislative committee today that the state would need to allocate $10.5 million to enhance rehabilitation and probation services.

September 26, 2013

 

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Lawmakers Say Reducing Recidivism Rate Might Take A While

Legislators heard from rehabilitation center officials and ex-convicts on how best to reduce recidivism as they overhaul the state's criminal code.

September 11, 2013

 

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Legislators Debate Funding For Criminal Code Overhaul

Lawmakers won’t have more information about how the state’s criminal code overhaul will affect local community corrections funding until at least December.

August 15, 2013

 

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Third Party To Determine New Legislation’s Impact On Prisons

State legislators are bringing in a third party to analyze what impact the criminal code overhaul will have on prison populations.

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