A Virginia state senator moved to amend the state budget. No, not more money for abortions, or licenses for illegals. He wanted to give the state’s County Sheriffs a 3% hike in pay. After the budget amendment failed the sponsor says the Dem Senate Majority Leader told him why?
Sheriff Thomas Hodgson has a few idea that remind me of my visit with Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County Arizona (here and here); a willingness to make incarceration just that. More like punishment, less like a gated country club.