Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.
Courtesy First Coast News Miami Herald EDT May 5, 2015 Victim Shurick Lewis, 41. (Photo: FDLE) LAKE CITY, Fla. — Two corrections officers were arrested after allegedly dragging an inmate to a secluded area […]
Prison reform compromise among the dead bills on session floor Mary Ellen Klas, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:44pm By Mary Ellen Klas and Michael Auslen As the session melted down on Tuesday, Senate President Andy Gardiner announced that the prison reform compromise — which featured the Senate agreeing to withdraw from its […]
THIS IS YOUR CALL TO ACTION! SB 7020 passed the Senate unanimously on March 18th but House Bill 7131 has extracted the molars, the teeth that grind. HB 7131 removes the Florida Corrections Commission, an independent oversight Commission with the authority to […]
Senate Bill 7020, submitted by Senator Greg Evers, which appoints a Florida Corrections Commission to investigate abuses within the prisons, passed unanimously on 3/18/15. Featured Article Courtesy of Mary Ellen Klaus, Bradenton Herald, 3/19/15 TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate on Wednesday put money behind its pledge to reform the state’s troubled prison system, voting to […]