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February 07, 2016

Brian Moran: Gun Deal is a Historic Advance

New law moves Virginia closer to closing the “gun-show loophole” by significantly expanding access to background checks at gun shows. It also takes guns out of the hands of domestic abusers in Virginia.

Read more (The Washington Post) »
November 06, 2015

Connecticut's Governor Wants to Try 19- and 20-Year-Olds as Minors

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy wants to raise the maximum age for the juvenile justice system to 20, up from 17.

Read more (Vox) »
October 30, 2015

In Heroin Crisis, White Families Seek Gentler War on Drugs

When the nation’s long-running war against drugs was defined by the crack epidemic and based in poor, predominantly black urban areas, the public response was defined by zero tolerance and stiff prison sentences. But today’s heroin crisis is different.

Read more (The New York Times) »
October 12, 2015

The Reverse Mass Incarceration Act

Leaders across the political spectrum agree: The United States must end mass incarceration. But how? What bold solutions will achieve this change?

Read more (Brennan Center for Justice) »
October 02, 2015

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

Governor McAuliffe announces the appointment of a new member to the Virginia Parole Board.

Read more (Virginia.gov) »

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