Monthly Archives: February 2015

Prison Relocation Commission expands site list

During its meeting today at the Utah Capitol, the Prison Relocation Commission added two new properties to the list of sites being considered for a new Utah State Correctional Facility. This link will take you to MGT’s updated site status report on … Continue reading

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Week ending Feb. 22, 2015

CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM Criminal justice bill proposes ‘epic shift’ in treatment of offenders by Lisa Riley Roche, KSL/Deseret News “Rep. Eric Hutchings, R-Kearns, said his criminal justice reform bill introduced Wednesday that includes making drug possession a misdemeanor will result … Continue reading

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Director Rollin Cook’s statement on reform bill

On Feb. 18, Utah lawmakers unveiled HB 348, which proposes sweeping changes in the State’s criminal justice system. Here is a link to the bill. And here is a link to Executive Director Rollin Cook’s statement on the proposed bill: Cook … Continue reading

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