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Aug 17, 2018

Correcting the Record About Sentencing Reform and Mandatory Minimums

The reality is, sentencing reform is both smart on crime and soft on taxpayers, and relies on data and evidence to improve the safety of our communities.

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Aug 16, 2018

The Key to Better Care Is Found in Market-Based Reform

A debate about single-payer health care — often called Medicare for All by its proponents — has been growing in the United States. This is the wrong path for the American health care…

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Aug 16, 2018

Tariff Troubles: American Meat Producers See Their Exports Literally Frozen

A blistering volley of retaliatory tariffs from Mexico, Canada and China has taken its toll on the meat industry. A stunning 2.5 billion pounds of beef, pork and poultry are currently…

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Aug 14, 2018

Measuring the Damage of Tariffs

In a little over 100 days, Washington’s steel and aluminum tariffs have garnered more than $1.4 billion in federal revenue. And this is just the beginning. The federal government is…

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Aug 13, 2018

Texas Shows Why Senate Should Pass FIRST STEP Act

Some say everything is bigger in Texas. While this may be an exaggeration, it certainly applies to the big reforms Texas has made to its criminal justice system. The Lone Star State…

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Aug 09, 2018

President Trump is Leading on Criminal Justice Reform; Senate Should Send Him a Bill

President Trump will meet with governors today to discuss criminal justice reform. This comes a week after the president signaled support for including a handful of criminal sentencing reforms to the bipartisan…

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Aug 07, 2018

WATCH: Why Criminal Justice Reform is Good for the Economy

“Our criminal justice system has been a huge barrier to opportunity for people for the last 30-to-40 years,” said Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden.

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Aug 03, 2018

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – July 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 157,000 jobs in July and the U.S. unemployment rate dropped slightly to 3.9 percent. The number of…

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Aug 02, 2018

U.S. Senate Passes Measure to Strengthen Congressional Trade Authority

Freedom Partners applauds the U.S. Senate for passing a bill that would cut or eliminate tariffs on roughly 1,660 items made outside the United States. It was passed unanimously and…

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Jul 27, 2018

Likely Voters Overwhelmingly Want Senate to Pass FIRST STEP Act

A new survey, released yesterday by Freedom Partners, shows that 70 percent of likely voters nationwide believe the Senate should pass the bipartisan FIRST STEP Act. The prison reform bill cleared the…

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