Ernie Chambers calls Nebraska 'good time' proposal 'very unwise'
State Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha said Thursday that the rule change was “very unwise” and “knee jerk” and that he would introduce legislation in January to reverse it, if it ultimately is approved by Gov. Dave Heineman.
Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — A proposal to double the amount of “good time” that can be taken away from a prison inmate for misconduct drew only one testifier at a public hearing Thursday.
But the issue is still expected to prompt plenty of discussion when the Nebraska Legislature convenes in January.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 am.