Prison reform Prison reform committee hears from Mayor

Prison reform Prison reform committee hears from Mayor
Prison reform Prison reform committee hears from Mayor

Prison reform Prison reform committee hears from Mayor

The general assembly’s Joint Criminal Reform Committee heard testimony from Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday. The Mayor told the committee why he thinks marijuana possession should be reduced to a misdemeanor, changing current sentencing laws in the state. WBEZ’s Patrick Smith was at the hearing and explains how the Mayor’s testimony was received by legislators. Photo: Flickr/US Department of Labor