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Congress must make sentencing reform priority for public safety

BY Jason Pye

Modest sentencing reforms may be added to prison reform legislation, the First Step Act, currently pending in the Senate. The White House has been vocally supportive of prison reform, and President Trump has appeared to warm to the possibility of adding sentencing reform to the bill.

11/05/2018
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Critics are wrong on First Step Act that can fix criminal justice system

BY Jason Pye

In May, the House of Representatives passed the First Step Act, H.R. 5682, by a vote of 360 to 59. The bill would implement risk assessments and recidivism reduction programming in federal prisons, as well as incentivize certain nonviolent prisoners to reduce their risk of reoffending through earned time credits that can be “cashed in” for placement in pre-release custody.

10/26/2018
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Press Release

FreedomWorks Statement on Release of 2017 Crime Data

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Following the release of the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) for 2017, FreedomWorks Vice President of Legislative Affairs Jason Pye commented:

09/24/2018
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Op-ed Placement

FIRST STEP Act Sentencing Deal Strikes Right Balance for Safety and Common Sense

BY Sarah Anderson

The stalemate in the Senate on prison reform may finally break in coming weeks thanks to the persistence of conservative leaders — but the work is not yet done. The FIRST STEP Act passed the House more thanthree months ago by an overwhelming bipartisan margin. Since then, it has been stalled in the Senate.

09/18/2018

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