During an interview on 55KRC in Cincinnati, Bevin said that the election was a “surprise” that defies logic.
TanielMatt Bevin says he lost #KYGov because the left was "able to go into urban communities" & "public housing projects." wfpl.org/bevin-says-he-…
2nd: He isn't saying the words, but we know what he means.
3rd: Within days of taking office, Bevin disenfranchised 140K ppl. pic.twitter.com/URrzlj0Lve
Gov. Tony Evers has vetoed a bipartisan bill that would have allowed sex offenders to live less than 1,500 feet from schools and public parks.
TanielWisconsin Gov. Evers (D) vetoed a bill that'd have loosened the state's stringent limits on where people on sexual offense registry can live.
The bill had passed (GOP-run) legislature UNANIMOUSLY. DA Association backed it too. pic.twitter.com/CxnQZCpREJ
A New York bill would abolish felony disenfranchisement. That would mean law enforcement is no longer the arbiter of who gets to vote.
TanielA NY lawmaker said that allowing voting from prison is "insulting" to law enforcement.
So I reached out to prosecutors & DOCs in Maine & Vermont, which enable prison voting, to ask about that.
And received some powerful replies. Check it out! And thread.
Hardworking Missourians need access to healthcare. And the chance to bring our tax dollars home from Washington, D.C.
TanielUT, NE, ID voted to expand Medicaid in 2018. Why not Missouri?
If you're in MO (many of you must be) & want to sign: It seems you can't online [? to confirm], but you can go on this website to sign up for information & find a signature-gathering event
A wave of progressive candidates prevailed in elections for prosecutor, overhauling the politics of criminal justice in Virginia and beyond.
TanielChesa Boudin has won the San Francisco DA race! He is latest, & one of most emblematic, of wave of prosecutors who've won in recent years by centering their bids on ending mass incarceration.
His win comes on top of a wave of wins around nation Tuesday
"I saw families that were torn apart, and I saw the consequences of that,” Jim Hingeley, a candidate running in Albemarle County, Virginia, said in a Q&A.
TanielWOW. Longtime public defender Jim Hingeley WINS against the incumbent GOPprosecutor in Albemarle County.
one of most meaningful result for the movement against mass incarceration. Hingeley centered campaign on reducing incarceration as 'family separation'
Will 2019 grow the ranks of decarceral officials? The results will shape bail reform, policing and charging practices, ICE cooperation, voting rights, and more.
TanielTuesday could be a blow to mass incarceration, suppression, & ICE.
New DAs would end cash bail, reduce prosecutions, never seek death penalty, in CA, PA, or VA.
In KY & VA, Dems would shrink disenfranchisement.
New sheriffs could strike at ICE deals.
Iberia Parish judge Lori Landry has questioned the large number of black Louisianans incarcerated by the district attorney's office
Taniel❗️Louisiana judge said local prosecutors overincarcerate African Americans. Now, prosecutors want her removed from 300 cases; a court hearing is underway this week.
Context: Incarceration rate among black Louisianans is 4 times higher than among whites.