FAC News Clips - February 22, 2018

Submitted by tkusmierz on Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:55

Florida Politics
Senate panel pushes criminal justice overhaul bill
A sweeping criminal justice bill that would upend how the state collects data on offenders in an attempt to better determine who is incarcerated and for how long is moving in the Senate.  The measure would require the Department of Corrections to use risk-assessment instruments that can identify the appropriate intervention and program for an offenders in an effort to reduce recidivism.