DOC Receives $7.5 Million Grant to Help Incarcerated Parents Maintain Bonds With Children

OLYMPIA -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, DHHS, has awarded the Washington Department of Corrections a five-year, $7.5 million federal grant aimed at helping inmates with children transition back into society and be successful parents.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on today’s hearing regarding repeal of Washington’s death penalty law

“I was glad to see the House Judiciary Committee take testimony today on Rep. Reuven Carlyle’s bill to repeal Washington state’s death penalty law.

Inslee, state leaders launch comprehensive review of state's criminal justice system

Justice Reinvestment effort will inform efforts to reduce crime and recidivism, increase public safety, and address forecasted shortage of prison capacity 

Gov. Jay Inslee announces capital punishment moratorium

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that he is imposing a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty in Washington state.

Governor Inslee's remarks announcing a capital punishment moratorium

Establishing the Washington State Justice Reinvestment Taskforce

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