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ABQ Journal: “Time to get tough on prison spending, too”

| September 30, 2013

In this co-authored op-ed, Hal Stratton, Former Attorney General of New Mexico, and Jerry Madden, Former Chairman, Corrections Committee of the Texas House of Representatives, urge New Mexico to get ‘right on crime.’

“As leaders of a national conservative movement called Right on Crime, we believe that by applying conservative principles to criminal justice policy, states like New Mexico can build a more cost-effective system that increases protections for citizens and victims. We stand ready to help New Mexico follow the same path taken by a growing number of states and reap similar rewards.”

Read the full article here.


RIGHT ON CRIME is a national campaign to promote successful, conservative solutions on American criminal justice policy—reforming the system to ensure public safety, shrink government, and save taxpayers money. By sharing research and policy ideas and mobilizing strong conservative voices, we work to raise awareness of the growing support for effective reforms within the conservative movement. We are transforming the debate on criminal justice in America.