Justice Cabinet secretary warns state prisons now ‘out of space,’ further criminal justice reform neededBy Joe Sonka | Posted on September 7, 2018
Secretary Tilley says state prisons are now "out of space" to house more inmates, urging the state legislature to pass further criminal justice reforms.
New law will increase sentences for low-level heroin dealers in Kentucky, a break from recent criminal justice reformBy Joe Sonka | Posted on April 12, 2017
Since the Kentucky General Assembly’s landmark passage of House Bill 463 in 2011 — which took measures to steer nonviolent drug offenders into treatment instead of incarceration — Frankfort has pushed forward with criminal justice reform to curb the state’s prison population and spending. However,...