Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Tuesday and Wednesday Feature Important Criminal Justice Hearings

Today at the Lege these committees will meet to discuss criminal justice matters. See Grits' previews:
Then, tomorrow, the House Corrections Committee will hold a special hearing to take public testimony on unrestricted topics about the Texas Youth Commission. For this hearing, TYC is rescinding its demand that staff not talk to legislators. Their PR man Tim Savoy sent out an email to TYC employees (forwarded by a faithful Grits reader) that serves as a perfectly good notice for anyone else interested in the topic:
Public Hearing Notice – House Corrections Committee

The Texas House of Representatives Corrections Committee is holding a public hearing and inviting you to provide testimony about your experiences with the Texas Youth Commission. Everyone is invited to speak, including parents, employees, volunteers, and citizens.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 1:00 p.m.

in room 120 at the John H. Reagan Building located in the northwest part of the Capitol Complex at 105 West 15th Street , Austin , TX 78701 .

If you can't make it to the hearings in Austin, go here for livestream webcasts of Texas House hearings and here for those in the Senate.

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