2021: HB 126 raised the felony threshold in Kentucky where juvenile justice reform, a “dignity for pregnant women” bill, a felony flagrant non-support threshold increase, and re-entry reform was also passed. No-knock warrant reforms were passed with tremendous coalition building.
2022: Session starts 1/4/2022
Working on solitary confinement for juvenile offenders and male facilities- asking for data reporting and transparency of who, why, how long offenders are in solitary. Also working on limits for juveniles in solitary. Persistent felony offender statute is being discussed. CDL License simulation programs and revised release programs for parents are under discussion.
Taylor previously worked at the Nolan Center for Justice at the American Conservative Union Foundation in Washington, D.C., and for other D.C. think tanks. Taylor was the vice president of the national nonprofit Students for Free Expression and served on their board.
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