Rep. Tarr’s October 24th Newsletter: Tonight! An Invitation to Testify on SB54- Public Safety Fixes

An Invitation to Testify on SB54 – As much as I loved being home in Airport Heights, we’re now all back in Juneau for the fourth special session! We hit the ground running yesterday, working on SB 54, the revision to our crime bill.

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NEWS: Public Testimony Tonight on Efforts at Further Criminal Justice Reform

Juneau – The House Judiciary Committee will accept public testimony tonight on Senate Bill 54, which continues a multi-year effort to reduce corrections costs and Alaska’s high recidivism rate. Members of the public can testify from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. tonight from Legislative Information Offices (LIO) across the state or in person at the State Capitol Building in Juneau.

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Rep. LeDoux’s October 23rd Newsletter: Public Testimony Opportunities on SB54

I wanted to let you know about opportunities for the public to testify on SB54 (a bill proposing fixes to crime issues that came with SB91). Public testimony just began and will run until everyone has had a chance to testify (warning: testimony may be limited to 2-3 minutes, so really hit your main points). There is also public testimony tomorrow, Tuesday, October 24th, from 6-9 p.m.

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Rep. Tarr’s October 4th Newsletter: Important Public Safety Meeting Tomorrow at 1 pm and upcoming opportunities for civic participation

We’ve been talking about neighborhood crime and how to address the crime. I think by now many have heard about Senate Bill 54, a measure that has passed the Senate and now awaits action in the House, which will make some changes to Senate Bill 91, including allowing judges to use jail time in sentencing for first time C-felonies, changes in misdemeanor penalties, and violations of conditions of release. This bill addresses sentencing for both first time and repeat

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