Reform Legislation Draws Reaction

A piece of legislation in Congress seeks to make an impact on the criminal justice system.

The First Step Act has the support of nearly one-fourth of the senate, information from the office of Senator Charles Grassley by email Nov. 27 noted.

Grassley is a supporter as is Joni Ernst.

Also supporting the act are President Donald Trump, 172 former prosecutors at the federal level, the Fraternal Order of Police and other government officials.

Read more in the Dec. 4 edition of the Calmar Courier.