Five Criminal Justice Issues Texas Lawmakers Are Expected To Consider

Reforming the cash bail system has been an issue in Harris County and elsewhere. The legislature is expected to take it up, with support from the governor.

By Christopher ConnellyJanuary 11, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From KERA:

Texas lawmakers are expected to look at a range of criminal justice issues during the 2019 legislative session. Criminal justice reforms have been a bipartisan bright spot for a decade in Austin, as conservative and liberal lawmakers have sought to reduce the number of people behind bars, increase public safety and cut costs.

Here’s a look at some issues lawmakers are expected to take up during the 140-day legislative session.

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