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Gov. Hogan Pushes Plans To Propose Legislation To Tighten Sentencing For Violent Criminals

September 5th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is continuing to push his plans to propose legislation to tighten sentencing for violent criminals in the upcoming session, part of an effort to quell a surge in Baltimore bloodshed.  Hogan, a Republican, said he is planning a "truth in sentencing" measure as part of a package of bills in the legislative session that begins in January.  He told reporters after a recent closed-door meeting of the Baltimore City Criminal Justice Coordinating Council that too many judges are waiving prison sentences for probation for repeat violent criminals…


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