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May 30, 2018

Freedom Partners Chairman Calls for a “Restorative and Rehabilitative Approach to Criminal Justice”

Joining C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce Chairman Mark Holden discussed continued efforts to reform the criminal justice system to improve people’s lives. Asked about Freedom Partners…

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May 30, 2018

Tesla, Huge Utilities Demand Corporate Welfare from Federal Court

Should the federal government really be in the business of making cars more expensive? That’s the crux of a lawsuit intended to stop President Trump’s regulatory relief agenda. Despite a…

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May 25, 2018

Steve Forbes: Auto Imports Tariffs are a ‘Sales Tax’

The Trump administration this week announced an investigation into auto imports to possibly impose new tariffs as high as 25%. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed to CNBC that the administration would use…

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May 25, 2018

Save Our Spending… Before It’s Too Late

America reached an unfortunate milestone recently. After the passage of the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill this past March, Washington’s total annual spending rose above $4 trillion for the first…

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May 24, 2018

House Takes Important FIRST STEP Towards Reforming Our Nation’s Prisons

In support of reforming our nation’s prisons, improving public safety, and extending second chances to those who have served their time, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance The…

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May 23, 2018

Americans Shouldn’t Be Targeted for Expressing Their First Amendment Rights

Expressing yourself shouldn’t make you a target in a nation that protects free speech. Unfortunately, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has a history of doing exactly that. In numerous instances, the…

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May 22, 2018

Freedom Partners Announces Paid Digital Campaign Thanking FIRST STEP Act Supporters

“This smart-on-crime, soft-on-taxpayers legislation will protect our neighborhoods, save money and help hundreds of thousands of federal inmates rebuild their lives and reunite with their families,” said Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden.

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May 21, 2018

ICYMI: Mark Holden and Van Jones on Why Congress Should Pass The FIRST STEP Act

“Despite all the hyper-partisanship and gridlock in Washington, Congress is finally making progress on a crucial issue that affects millions of Americans,” the pair wrote.

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May 17, 2018

New Study Shows Managers, HR Changing Attitudes About Hiring Ex-Offenders

A new survey says managers and human resource staffers are overwhelmingly willing to give people with criminal records a chance. The nationwide survey, conducted by The Charles Koch Institute and the Society…

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May 17, 2018

Stories Behind Right To Try

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced this morning that the House of Representatives will vote on the Senate’s right-to-try bill in the upcoming days. With President Donald Trump eager…

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