Gov. Patrick Signs 'Three Strikes' Crime Bill Into LawGov. Deval Patrick has signed into law a crime bill with a so-called three strikes provision barring parole for repeat violent offenders.
Governor Patrick To Sign 'Three Strikes' Crime BillGovernor Patrick announced Tuesday that he would sign the "three strikes" crime bill.
Lawmakers Reject Gov. Patrick's Amended Version Of Crime BillThe House and Senate rejected Governor Deval Patrick's amendment to a crime bill.
Keller @ Large: DeLeo: House Would Override Patrick Veto Of '3 Strikes' BillHouse 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.”
Melissa's Bill One Step Closer To LawThe measure would prevent three-time violent habitual offenders from being released on parole.
Lawmakers To Hold Parole Overhaul Hearing About 'Melissa's Law'Massachusetts lawmakers are preparing to hear testimony on the best ways to overhaul the state's parole system.