Cooper Opposes Bail Reform Legislation

Friday, June 2, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) stood in opposition to a bail reform measure (Assembly Bill 42) during debate on the Assembly floor. Assemblymember Cooper, who ran Sacramento County’s 25-hundred bed jail for many years, says the wholesale dismantling of the bail system proposed under AB 42 “will not help anybody.” Watch this Assembly Access video to hear more of Assemblymember’s argument in opposition to AB 42.