Leadership from Oklahoma State Senate and House of Representatives were on hand to discuss the challenges state lawmakers will face this session.
The Central Oklahoma justice reform organization created by the Chamber has been accepted into the National Network of Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils.
The Chamber was strongly supportive of the recommendations of the Governor's Task Force on Criminal Justice Reform and actively participated in the process that resulted in a number of important measures that became law this year.
The Chamber's Task Force on Criminal Justice Reform recommended two bills be pursued last session.
The legislation awaiting Gov. Fallinís signature will create a tiered structure and ranges of punishments
In order to see true success in criminal justice reform, the Chamber engaged on the state level to advocate for fundamental changes to how Oklahoma approaches incarceration of non-violent criminals.