Friday, July 29, 2005

Stronger probation: "Right idea, wrong governor ..."

In its August issue, Texas Monthly's Paul Burka says the state needed HB 2193 strengthening its probation system. The bill was vetoed last month:
"The idea was that more supervision would reduce crime and make prison beds available for violent criminals. Right idea, wrong governor: Rick Perry vetoed the bill. The Legislature should pass it again at its first opportunity..."

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