House members have brought different ideas on addressing crime to the House Judiciary and House Finance committees.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy is proposing bills that would repeal most of what’s left of the criminal justice overhaul enacted three years ago.
Under the Senate’s amendment, judges would be able to order bail for all defendants. The change isn’t final; it’s up to the House to accept or reject, possibly sending it to conference committee.
Geri Fox from Alaska’s Department of Corrections attended a special meeting of the Douglas Island Neighborhood Association Tuesday evening to assuage fears and offer clarification about a rumored “pre-trial facility.”