State legislators play a major role in protecting our communities through public safety legislation. In this last election, we saw voters overwhelmingly support candidates who support safe and smart criminal justice reform efforts. To help assist newly elected legislators in their public safety agendas this year—or to help seasoned legislators to strengthen their bipartisan criminal justice work—we have provided information on key public safety legislation found to be successful in other states and explain why that legislation should matter in all states. These legislative actions generally foster bipartisan support because they focus on smart criminal justice system changes that are fiscally responsible, uphold fundamental rights and maintain public safety.
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