WATCH: Leftist Minnesota Looks To Cut Prison Sentence In Half

  • Minnesota Democrats have introduced a bill that would allow inmates to earn early release credits, an idea that Commissioner of Corrections Paul Schnell called a “game-changing proposition.”
  • Authored by Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn, DFL-Roseville, the Minnesota Rehabilitation and Reinvestment Act (MRRA) seeks to incentivize participation in rehabilitation programming by offering early release credits.
  • “If we look at recidivism rates, we know that the current system isn’t working,” Becker-Finn said during a House Public Safety Committee meeting last week, calling the bill a “big change” to the corrections system.
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