FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 30th, 2019
Contact: Georgia Allin
Richmond, VA - Delegate Mike Mullin (D-Newport News) announced today that he will be carrying a number of progressive criminal justice bills focused on ending the school-to-prison pipeline and creating a more equitable criminal justice system. These bills are as follows:
“Each of these bills represents an opportunity to make our criminal justice system work better for all Virginians,” said Delegate Mullin. “Reforms such as these are an important step in advocating for equity and justice in communities across the Commonwealth.”
Delegate Mullin serves the 93rd District which includes the City of Williamsburg and parts of Newport News, James City County, and York County. He has worked as a prosecutor for more than a decade and handled cases involving domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Since his election in 2016, Delegate Mullin has helped pass a number of criminal justice bills, including “Heaven’s Law” to protect children from child abuse.