Julie Gunnigle Wins the Democratic Primary for Maricopa County Attorney
The race is set for the Maricopa County Attorney. Democratic Candidate Julie Gunnigle will Face Allister Adel in the November General Election.
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.
Rock Legend Wayne Kramer Appears at Criminal Justice Reform Events in Phoenix
Wayne Kramer, lead guitarist and founding member of the Detroit rock band MC5, appeared at two events in Phoenix on January 20 and 21, 2020, to support legislation being advocated by Arizona criminal justice organizations.
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