Haslam Appoints Task Force on Sentencing and Recidivism

Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the formation of the Governor’s Task Force on Sentencing and Recidivism as part of the administration’s overall effort to reduce crime and improve public safety, the Chattanoogan reports. “We have put a strong emphasis on addressing some of our state’s toughest safety challenges head on, and the Public Safety Subcabinet is doing great work,” Gov. Haslam said. “This task force is a next step in making sure we have a comprehensive approach to public safety in Tennessee."