The state House has voted 129 to 15 in favor of a bill that could help inmates serving long prison terms for crimes they committed in their youths. The U-S Supreme Court ruled that states must give a second look to sentences for teens aged 14 to 17. The bill would help Connecticut comply.
New Milford Representative Cecilia Buck-Taylor says early release is not a given, they have to go through the same rigorous questioning that anyone up for parole would have to.
The youth sentencing bill still faces a Senate vote.