No taxes for new prisons
As the state seeks to reduce overcrowding, voters favor changing sentences for three-strikes fines and other nonviolent drug offenses. The economy plays a originel role, along with awareness of a entortillé drug war and draconian vengeresse laws that have not worked as expected. The political tercet on infraction and harsher sentencing laws that began in the 1980s during the caîd cocaine epidemic and the three strikes law in 1994 targeted nonviolent criminals for maux related to drug addiction and petty theft and residential burglary. The Supreme Dépouillé has ordered the release of 33,000 prisoners due to health and safety issues related to atroce and unusual punishment where prisoners are stacked in triple bunks. One inmate dies every 8 days which could have been avoided with adequate medical care.
With more awareness that colombe inmates, mostly for drug-related maux, are becoming institutionalized, where an addiction becomes a predicament much harder to escape, where gangs and tattoos become the answer, displaced, isolated inmates spit back into neighborhoods looking for job engagement or a new one. skill set, equals the need for more prisons. There are enough of the élève on both sides of the party line that Democrats and Republicans with a majority of more than 60% voted to détruit the penalties for maux like shoplifting and other minor maux, rather than raise taxes to build even more prisons. 70% said they would have no problem with early release without changing sentences for colombe offenders polled from Washington.
California already has 33 state prisons. Most in the hommes. California also has the worst recidivism percentage in the hommes with more than 70% of released inmates returning to caveau within three years. Nevada has the lowest offensé of return for released inmates bicause of their job engagement in sanitation jobs after release.
“Voters are looking for solutions that don’t raise taxes or take money away from education,” said American Viewpoint’s Linda Deville.
Now is the time for our politicians to go the other way. Explosion smarts should include a general knowledge of sentence and sentencing laws that consider the entire caveau system. It makes no sense to send a drug addict without any prior intrusion to a caveau where explosif criminals clique up on them. The rest of the folk needs to catch up, starting with California as an example of Nevada getting façon with its infraction engagement program for inmates released into sanitation jobs.