VIDEO: Sen. Regan hopes to end Fentanyl trend with new legislation

VIDEO: Sen. Regan hopes to end Fentanyl trend with new legislation

Earlier this summer Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland) unveiled Senate Bill 1222, a piece of legislation that would create minimum sentencing guidelines for those caught dealing fentanyl.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Senators focus on mental illness and opioid epidemic during Corrections budget hearing

Senators focus on mental illness and opioid epidemic during Corrections budget hearing

Senate Appropriation Committee members focused on how the Department of Corrections (DOC) handles mentally ill inmates and inmates struggling with addiction during Thursday’s budget hearing.


DOC asked for an addition $2 million dollars in this year’s proposed budget.


According to DOC Sec. John Wetzel the extra $2 million would help to treat inmates with varying mental health issues.

Thursday, March 1, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
Press Conference Overview - May 22, 2017

Press Conference Overview - May 22, 2017

Watch an overview of some of the press events held at the Capitol Wednesday.
Monday, May 22, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Rep. Stephens goes into depth about HB 741

Rep. Stephens goes into depth about HB 741

The PLS Reporter was joined by Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) where he opened up about House Bill 741, which would reimpose mandatory minimum sentences for certain crimes.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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