Crowding, finances may bring N.C. punishment changes
By GARY D. ROBERTSONAssociated Pres
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Legislators have been nervous to tinker with the method North Carolina has used since 1995 to determine the sentences of convicted felons.Changes proposed seven years ago to the General Assembly by a state agency had largely gathered dust. Bills based on the panel’s work often died when opposition surfaced.
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