Measure 11 Changes Considered

, Written by Craig Smullin, Posted: Tue, April 9 2013 at 5:13 PM, Updated: Tue, April 9 2013 at 5:17 PM

Oregon Legislators are considering a bill that would scale back Oregon's mandatory minimum sentencing law known as Measure 11. NBC-5's Craig Smullin says the issue is money... and Oregon would save 600-million dollars in the next decade if there was a cap on prisoners.

About the Author

Craig Smullin

NBC5 News Director Craig Smullin co-anchors NBC5 News at 6 and hosts the 5 on 5 Feature Interview on NBC5 News at 5.

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Craig graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California with a degree in Recreation Administration and Sports Management.

Since joining NBC5 News in 2005, Craig has performed virtually every job in the newsroom: News and Sports Reporter, Sports Anchor, Producer, series and segment Host and Anchor of NBC5 News at Sunrise and NBC5 News at 5. He became News Director in January, 2014.

When he's not managing a busy newsroom, Craig spends time with his wife, two young sons and two dogs. He is a dedicated fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Portland Trailblazers and loves snow boarding the slopes of Mt. Ashland.

Catch Craig co-anchoring with Christine Pitawanich weekdays on NBC 5 News at 6pm.

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