New Non-Profit Organization Focused on Creating Oversight, Transparency, and Accountability in the Arizona Department of Corrections
A newly formed non-profit organization of directly impacted people is working to educate the public and state lawmakers on the need for oversight, transparency, and accountability in the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reentry.
American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona Holds The Second Annual People not Prisons Event at the Arizona State Capitol
American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona Smart Justice Campaign held its second annual People not Prisons vigil at the State Capitol.
House Representatives Propose Bill to End Privatized Health Care for Arizona Prisoners
In a move to end privatized healthcare to Arizona Department of Corrections inmates, several Democratic members of the Arizona House of Representatives submitted a bill to end ADC’s use of private healthcare companies.
New Mandatory Minimum Bill Targeting Fentanyl and Heroin Receives Criticism and “Yes” Votes
House Bill 2036 (HB2036) is legislation that attempts to address the opiate crisis in the state. The bill calls for a graduated series of mandatory minimum sentences for people that possess a narcotic drug in an amount in excess of 1 gram or otherwise determined to be an amount for sale that contains any amount of Fentanyl, heroin, Carfentanil or a Fentanyl Mimetic