November 10, 2015

New Mexico GOP leader eyes criminal justice reformsLas Cruces Sun News

House Majority Leader Nate Gentry wants state lawmakers to take up new criminal justice reform measures amid a string of high-profile crimes involving repeat offenders (HB 453).

The Albuquerque Republican is scheduled Monday to unveil proposals aimed at requiring harsher penalties for intentional child abuse and developing a criminal database to help judges. Gentry also wants a bill to allow cities to pass curfews laws targeting minors. -- 11/10/15