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Legislative courts committee identifies interim priorities

Aug 03, 2023

Jun. 5—Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham cited a lack of participation from district attorneys as one of the reasons she vetoed a bill in 2019 that would have made massive changes to the way the state handles cases in which parolees are re-incarcerated on technical violations, such as missing a meeting with a parole officer.

The Legislative Finance Committee has estimated such inmates cost the state tens of millions of dollars per per year.

Lujan Grisham also vetoed probation and parole reforms this year.

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