Fallin has na­tional au­di­ence on fe­male in­car­cer­a­tion

The Oklahoman (Sunday) - - NEWS -

Gov. Mary Fallin will be in Wash­ing­ton D.C. Tues­day giv­ing the key­note ad­dress at the Women Un­shack­led con­fer­ence.

The event brings to­gether law­mak­ers, pol­icy ex­perts, law en­force­ment and peo­ple af­fected by fe­male in­car­cer­a­tion. She will share the main stage with mem­bers of Congress, in­clud­ing New Jersey Demo­cratic Sen. Cory Booker and Utah Repub­li­can Rep. Mia Love.

Fallin has pri­or­i­tized crim­i­nal jus­tice re­form in Ok­la­homa, a state that puts women in prison at two and a half times the na­tional av­er­age.

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