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Sen. Daniel Sparks talks criminal justice reform in Mississippi and laws that were passed in 2021

By: Sarah Ulmer - April 26, 2021

Senator Daniel Sparks spoke with Y’all Politics regarding the recent signing of SB 2795 the Mississippi Earned Parole Eligibility Act by Governor Tate Reeves. This bill was the center point of reform on criminal justice for lawmakers this year.

Senator Sparks (R-5)  is a relatively new lawmaker after being elected in 2020. He served as the Vice-Chair of Corrections in the Senate.

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Sarah Ulmer

Sarah is a Mississippi native, born and raised in Madison. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied Communications, with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Sarah’s experience spans multiple mediums, including extensive videography with both at home and overseas, broadcasting daily news, and hosting a live radio show. In 2017, Sarah became a member of the Capitol Press Corp in Mississippi and has faithfully covered the decisions being made by leaders on some of the most important issues facing our state. Email Sarah: