Press Release

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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Sep 13, 2018

Beyond the Box Legislation Will Help Give More Americans a Second Chance

“Unless there’s a legitimate safety concern, taxpayer-funded colleges and universities shouldn’t deny applicants solely based on a mistake they may have made when they were young,” said Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden.

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Aug 03, 2018

Freedom Partners Urges Trade Talks as Tariff Threats Grow

Arlington, VA – As China threatens new tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. products, Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce warned against the harm from tariffs in a statement today. In addition, the…

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Aug 03, 2018

ICYMI: Freedom Partners and Pretrial Justice Institute: Americans are hungry for bipartisan pretrial justice reform

Freedom Partners Chairman Mark Holden and Pretrial Justice Institute Chief Executive Officer Cherise Fanno Burdeen  |  The Hill Jessica Preston was jailed when she was eight months pregnant after driving on a suspended…

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Aug 01, 2018

Freedom Partners Praises Rule Expanding Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Insurance

STLD Insurance a Vital Alternative for Millions of Americans Seeking Relief from Skyrocketing Costs of Obamacare Arlington, VA – The Trump administration today issued its final rule on short-term, limited-duration health…

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Jul 26, 2018

FIRST STEP Act Backed By 70% of Likely Voters

70 percent said they approve of the bill, which would enhance public safety, save taxpayer dollars, and create hope for individuals seeking a second chance.

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Jul 25, 2018

Freedom Partners Applauds House Passage of Bills Expanding Health Savings Accounts

HSA Expansion Provides Consumers Greater Flexibility at More Affordable Costs Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for the passage of two bills expanding…

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