Friday, September 17, 2021

If criminals don't follow the rules they change the on the other hand must obey

Nearly 200 People To Be Released From Rikers Friday After Gov. Hochul Signs ‘Less Is More Act,’ Calls N.Y.’s Incarceration Rate ‘A Point Of Shame’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the Less is More Act into law Friday, giving more leniency to parolees.

“New York State incarcerates more people for parole violations than anywhere in the country. That is a point of shame for us, and it needs to be fixed. It’s going to be fixed today,” Hochul said.

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Under the new law, people on parole will no longer be locked up for technical violations, like missing curfew or failing a drug test.

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