In its annual statistical summary made public earlier this week, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles shows the rate at which convicts are freed early under supervision has continued a year upswing — creeping up to 31 percent in
I want to list some remaining items on my task list for this year for House District Thank you for your interest, and please let me know of any other issue that concerns you.
After Sine Die, I will be visiting with you on my campaign trail for re-election, and asking how you think we did this year -- the good and bad.
I hope for many good conversations and suggestions! From my seat on the Judiciary Committee, I will be active to derail further efforts to pass "Religious Freedom" legislation.
Most of these bills come through Judiciary, and although the Governor, Speaker, and Democrats are consistent in their opposition to bills that send a message of discrimination against gay citizens, there will be more efforts to pass some version of these bad proposals.
One of the important lessons I have learned is the Session is never over until the final gavel bangs. Thus far, the Senate Sponsors have received no encouragement from the Chair, and SB contains the important language I am following and attempting to expand on pension legacy obligations for new cities contained in HBthe bill I introduced early in the Session.
I am the second signature with Chair Wendell Willard on several bills to reform the Judicial Qualifications Commission, and there are active negotiations with Senate leadership to move this effort forward.
This is not a high profile effort, but is important, and I am involved on a daily basis. I was moved this week that so many older Decatur citizens came to the Capitol to advocate for SB which gives needed property tax relief.
There has been a positive response, and I thank my colleagues who took time to meet with my constituents on the local bill that has been agreed to by all the Decatur participants.
Representative Beskin, from Buckhead, who unilaterally stopped a vote on SBrefused to meet with the Decatur senior citizens, telling them to "send her an email.
A little noticed bill, SBis on the Judiciary Committee for the third time on Monday, to "revise and clarify" state constitutional law on church property ownership when a congregation splits or divides.
This is an interesting and complicated issue, relating to real, not imaginary conflicts, and I have helped organize the Episcopal, Methodist, Presbyterian, Greek Orthodox, and other denominations for committee presentations. I oppose the bill as unnecessary, and can tell you why if you want to email me with questions.
The annual balanced budget is the most important bill passed every year. Our sub-committee made recommendations for expanded services in several areas, and I want these additions to be in the final document.
Everyday of the final five days will be busy, and I will be there from start to finish, working through the committee, Floor debate, and "back door" negotiation processes.
Experience with both procedure and substance, combined with work ethic matter the most in these final days.
There are many more items on my task list, and I ask you to come visit, and help me represent your voice! I ask for your vote and your good wishes, and look forward to campaigning and visiting with you in your neighborhoods and homes soon.
I hear from you daily about what issues concern you, and please continue to call, email, message or visit me at the Capitolit is a privilege to represent you. Click on the "Campaign" button above if you want to sign up for yard signs and volunteer duties, and follow me on Facebook and Twitter!How may industry professionals improve processes and procedures to limit litigation issues in jails and prisons?
PLACE THIS ORDER OR A SIMILAR ORDER WITH . Mary Margaret Oliver serves on the Georgia House Appropriations, Judiciary, Governmental Affairs, and Science and Technology Committees.
the actual practices of its members will conform to agency policy and procedures, all staff will achieve a comprehensive understanding of policies and procedures through some form of training or education, the chain of command provides levels of management and supervision to direct the activities of subordinates toward conformity with agency rules .
Prison Litigation and What It Means To You as a Corrections Professional By Terry Campbell, Professor, Purdue University Global: Published: 12/07/ If you work in corrections, you are likely to get sued at some point in your career. How may industry professionals improve processes and procedures to limit litigation issues in jails and prisons?
The alternatives to litigation are mediation, arbitration, negotiation.
The prisoners are able to challenge the system and get people outside the system to hear or look at their complaints%(6). 7 Jan Daily Telegraph: Such gall. Sir, As one of those financially ruined by Lloyd's, may I heartily endorse Mero Tetby's letter (Jan 3).
What is even worse than David Rowland's "ludicrous knighthood" is that he had the temerity insensitivity and appalling bad taste to accept it.7 Jan