Truth in sentencing bill should be passed
Tennessee Rep. Bud Hulsey’s truth in sentencing bill merited passage on principle, regardless of cost. Now that he has modified it to reduce its cost from $112 million to $37 million, lawmakers should get on board. It is unconscionable that violent felons are released from prison in Tennessee before even minimum sentences are served.
Updated Mar 20, 2018 at 2:54 PM