A long 13 years for one father.
Governor Patrick announced Tuesday that he would sign the “three strikes” crime bill.
The House and Senate rejected Governor Deval Patrick’s amendment to a crime bill.
House Speaker Robert DeLeo told WBZ-TV a key amendment being promoted by Gov. Deval Patrick to the “three-strikes” bill toughening penalties for repeat violent offenders “would really gut the bill.”
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Will The Governor Sign Melissa’s Bill?
The measure would prevent three-time violent habitual offenders from being released on parole.
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The father of a 27-year-old teacher who was raped and stabbed to death by a repeat offender is urging lawmakers to toughen the state’s parole system.