Vos to ask outside consultant to verify cost estimate on bill to revoke parole for someone who commits a crime while on release

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said while he’s “definitely open” to the bill to revoke parole for someone who commits a crime while on release, he also wants to bring in an outside consultant to verify the bill’s cost estimates.
Vos, speaking to reporters before the Assembly floor session, said if the chamber were to pass the proposal, more money would need to be allocated to build new prison space.
“I would like to know what the real cost is, not just a best guess, so that’s why we’re having this analysis done with the hope that if there are real costs we apply real money or a real solution to sa...

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