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Angela Williams on Crime

 

 


Get compensation for the wrongly convicted

Williams's proudest achievements as a legislator? "I worked hard to get compensation for the wrongly convicted. If you know Robert Dewey's story, I'm the one who led the charge on that. And I passed eleven pieces of legislation over a two-year period about rebuilding the trust between the community and the police, and I did it in bipartisan fashion. The Democrats were in the minority when I helped pass some of that legislation--everything from implicit-bias training to improving hiring practices to updating the racial-profiling law. I got national recognition for that. And we got collective bargaining for firefighters when we were in the minority, too. That was a tough one."
Source: Westword.com on Colorado legislature voting record , Aug 15, 2019

Introduced bill to repeal the death penalty

A new bill in the legislature is trying to repeal the death penalty in Colorado. Introduced by Democratic senators Julie Gonzales and Angela Williams, the bill passed its first legislative hurdle when the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 3-2, along party lines, in favor of it.

During the hearing, those in favor of Senate Bill 182 cited morals, race and economics as reasons to repeal the death penalty. To highlight the racial argument against the death penalty, [supporters] pointed to the fact Williams's proudest achievements as a legislator? "I worked hard to get compensation for the wrongly convicted. If you know Robert Dewey's story, I'm the one who led the charge on that. And I passed eleven pieces of legislation over a two-year period about rebuilding the trust between the community and the police, and I did it in bipartisan fashion.

Source: Link , Mar 9, 2019

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