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Nielsen Introduces Bills to Fix Realignment

Nevada County representative in the State Senate, Jim Nielsen, is not happy with the results of prison realignment and he is introducing legislation to make it right.
Click here to listen to Senator Jim Nielsen

Jim NielsenSenator Nielsen’s most recent Bill SB 708, aims at making the state’s realignment plan more workable for local sheriffs and police chiefs by sending habitual felons directly to state prison, not county jails.
Click here to listen to Senator Jim Nielsen

Senate Bill 708 is part of a package of proposals that Nielsen is introducing to change the state’s public safety realignment plan and is expected to be heard in the Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, April 23, during National Victims’ Rights Week.

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