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December 19, 2013


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


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


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


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.

August 12, 2013


Feds Announce Criminal Code Overhaul Similar To Indiana’s

The U.S. Attorney General's proposal seeks to reduce sentences for low-level drug offenses and place people in rehabilitation facilities instead of prisons.

August 12, 2013


Lawmakers Say Work To Overhaul Criminal Code Just Beginning

A criminal code bill passed last session, but legislators say there's still work to be done.

May 14, 2013


Study Committee To Decide How To Fund Criminal Code Overhaul

A summer study committee will attempt to project how much the Department of Corrections will save once the new system is implemented.

April 26, 2013


Legislature Passes Criminal Code Overhaul

The legislation aims to make sentences for the worst criminal offenses more severe while reducing the penalties for low-level crimes.

April 22, 2013


Criminal Code Debate Likely To Continue Next Session

Legislators are still trying to determine how much a shift toward more rehabilitation will cost local governments.

March 26, 2013


Public Defenders Question Stricter Criminal Sentences

A public defenders group says the overhaul of the state's criminal code system does not provide an adequate rewrite of its sentencing structure.

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