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Pete Lee is on a mission to make Colorado criminal justice more efficient, not more lenient

Author: Joey Bunch - April 29, 2017 - Updated: July 31, 2017

Don’t tell state Rep. Pete Lee he might be soft on crime, just because he’s driven a truckload of legislation to keep people out from behind bars the past seven years. The Colorado Springs Democrat gives a gentle snort to the suggestionĀ of soft. “Restorative justice programs are not soft on crime,” he said of the […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.