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How Republican Legislature Adopted Progressive Criminal Justice Reform

Missoulian By Keila Szpaller The criminal reform bills might not have passed the Montana Legislature if the 2017 session was business as usual. In a state with Republican majorities in both chambers, the bills were carried by liberal Democrats, Sen. Cynthia Wolken and Rep. Nate McConnell — from Missoula, no less. The laws pushed some …

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