PRESS RELEASE: States Reversing Course On Dangerous Bail Policies As Problems Arise

Texas

States across the country are witnessing the devastating effects of bail reform and taking action to stop it. The Texas Alliance for Safe Communities is today launching a series of releases outlining bail reform efforts in other states that have failed, been rolled back or repealed, or undermined the criminal justice system in a way … Read morePRESS RELEASE: States Reversing Course On Dangerous Bail Policies As Problems Arise

PRESS RELEASE: TASC Issues Statement Following Governor Abbott’s Unveiling of New Bail Policies in Texas

Governor Abbott’s Unveiling of New Bail Policies in Texas

AUSTIN – Governor Abbott today held a press conference in Waco, Texas to unveil new proposals that will impact the bail system in the State of Texas. Governor Abbott’s proposed policies follow the murder of Texas State Trooper Damon Charles Allen, who was killed during a routine traffic stop on Thanksgiving Day in 2017 by … Read morePRESS RELEASE: TASC Issues Statement Following Governor Abbott’s Unveiling of New Bail Policies in Texas