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Nov 15, 2018

ICYMI: Mark Holden Talks FIRST STEP Act, Clean Slate Campaign with David Plouffe

“Criminal justice reform transcends politics, Holden said. “It’s just common sense.”

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Nov 12, 2018

America’s Law Enforcement Community Widely Backs the FIRST STEP Act

The Fraternal Order of Police is the latest law enforcement organization to endorse the bipartisan criminal justice reform bill.

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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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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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Apr 26, 2018

Republicans and Democrats Agree: Terminally-Ill Patients Deserve the Right to Try

Tens of thousands of terminally-ill patients and their families are counting on Congress to pass right-to-try legislation that would extend to them the hope they so desperately need and…

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Apr 19, 2018

The Real Driver Behind Growing Deficits: Entitlement Spending

America’s national deficit crisis is not going away, and as the Cato Institute’s Michael Tanner pointed out on National Review Online, entitlement spending is a major factor behind the impending…

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Apr 05, 2018

Freedom Partners, Free Market Groups “urge Supreme Court to keep online sales tax limits”

Led by the National Taxpayers Union Foundation, Freedom Partners yesterday joined with Americans for Prosperity and other free market groups to jointly file an amicus brief in South Dakota v. Wayfair – a…

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Apr 03, 2018

Tight Labor Market Demands New Thinking, Action

With employers increasingly desperate for qualified job applicants, as The Wall Street Journal reported over the weekend, it’s critical that policymakers and companies alike adopt a new approach and swift action…

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Mar 22, 2018

House Clears Path for Right to Try; Senate Can Send to President’s Desk

The House of Representatives late yesterday evening took a critical step towards giving tens of thousands of terminally-ill patients the right to try, approving legislation that would extend to them access…

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Mar 15, 2018

Obamacare Bailouts Aid Insurers, Not Consumers

Over the past several weeks and months, there has been resounding opposition to using taxpayer dollars to prop up health insurance companies, and for good reason. Current proposals would send hundreds of…

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