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J.B. Van Hollen: Crime victims should not be forgotten in early-release plan
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The governor's submitted budget proposes the early release of offenders from prison. It proposes to eliminate the community supervision of many offenders already out of prison. And, it will take away probation as a sentencing option for some crimes. I have shared many of my concerns about the public safety impacts of this proposal. Largely unheard in this discussion has been the voice of crime victims.

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