Posted on · The First Step Act say it would overhaul criminal justice. Some Texas policy leaders are praising the U.S. Senate’s passage of a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill.
Posted on · The bill, which calls for an overhaul in how prisoners are treated and prepared for release, has wide bipartisan backing. It is expected to pass the U.S. House and garner President Trump's signature.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We discuss the new bipartisan criminal justice reform bill called the First Step Act, we break down the latest political stories, and we continue our look back at 2018, the year in Houston politics. Also, we revisit The Virtually Wild Texas program: Educators use virtual field trips to Interest kids In real outdoor adventures.