Press Release

Criminal Justice Reform


Feb 18, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden Joining Lawmakers and Criminal Justice Reform Advocates for Press Conference on Florida First Step Act

Holden will be joined by Florida State Sens. Jeff Brandes and Keith Perry, returning citizen and FAMM Fellow Matthew Charles, and representatives from Americans for Prosperity-Florida, Right on Crime, the American Conservative Union, the James Madison Institute, and others.

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Dec 21, 2018

Freedom Partners Thanks President Trump for Signing First Step Act into Law

Group also thanks Senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner for his efforts and support.

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Dec 20, 2018

Freedom Partners Applauds Congress for Passing Monumental First Step Act

“Today is a truly historic moment in time for our great nation,” said Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden.

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Dec 18, 2018

Freedom Partners Thanks Senators for Rejecting “Poison Pills” and Bringing First Step Act One Step Closer to Becoming Law

Arlington, VA – Tonight, the Senate came together in bipartisan fashion to pass the First Step Act 87-12 and reject needless “poison pill” amendments that were aimed at derailing the bill. Tonight…

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Dec 17, 2018

Senate Advances Bipartisan #FirstStepAct

“We applaud the overwhelming majority of senators who came together across the aisle to advance the smart-on-crime First Step Act.”

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Dec 14, 2018

First Step Act Will Ease the Burden on Taxpayers

“Criminal justice reform isn’t just about saving dollars, but there’s no denying that reforms like the First Step Act will help address Washington’s overspending problem.”

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Oct 18, 2018

Voters, Especially Conservatives, Overwhelmingly Support FIRST STEP Act

“This new poll confirms that conservatives overwhelmingly support evidence-based criminal justice reforms that make us safer and give people a second chance,” said Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden.

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Oct 10, 2018

President Trump is Right; There are Many People Who Deserve Clemency

“The president rightly understands that our country has an over-incarceration problem caused mainly by antiquated ‘tough on crime’ policies of the failed War on Drugs from the 1970’s to the present.”

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Oct 01, 2018

DoJ IG Report Highlights Urgent Need for Prison Reform

Arlington, VA – In a report released Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found that the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) “has not managed female inmates…

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Sep 24, 2018

No, We Are Not in the Midst of a Crime Wave

New FBI crime data dispels myth of rising crime perpetrated by criminal justice reform skeptics.

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