(Politics) Ezra's Law back in front of Oregon lawmakers

With many lawmakers looking to reduce Oregon's prison population, the backers of a bill with roots in Central Oregon hope to increase sentences for some offenders.

House Bill 2339, known as Ezra's Law, was discussed Tuesday in its initial public hearing before the House Judiciary Committee...

...The new version specifies a permanent physical injury as one that results in a loss of vision, hearing, the ability to walk, eat, or move limbs, or a permanent impairment of cognitive functioning...

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