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TPPF Applauds Gov. Abbott’s Leadership on Public Safety

Derek M. Cohen | February 1, 2021
Following Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s State of the State address, the Texas Public Policy Foundation and its Citizens Defense and Right on Crime campaigns commend the Governor for making public safety a clear…

Texas Needs to Address Overreliance of Long-Term Solitary Confinement of Incarcerated Persons

Marc Levin | January 29, 2021
Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Right on Crime project published the paper Reining in Solitary Confinement in Texas: Recent Progress and Next Steps. “Solitary confinement constitutes a significant deprivation…

New Paper Identifies Policy Solutions to Improve Texas’s Corrections System

Michael Haugen | January 26, 2021
Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Right on Crime campaign published the paper Prisons and Penny-Pinching: Finding Budget Savings in the Time of COVID-19. “In light of projected budgetary shortfalls…

Right on Crime Encouraged by President Trump’s First Step on Police Reform

Right on Crime | June 17, 2020
President Trump signed an executive order on safe policing, which seeks to address hot-button issues in police practice.

Right on Crime Welcomes Gov. Haslam and Former United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales as Group’s Latest Signatories

Right on Crime | December 9, 2019
Right on Crime welcomes two new signatories, as former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and former United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales have signed the conservative criminal justice reform organization’s…

Oklahoma Poll Reveals Strong Support for Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | April 5, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 5, 2019 CONTACT: Andrew Speno 405-315-5924 aspeno@rightoncrime.com Oklahoma City, OK — A poll commissioned by Right on Crime and conducted by Ascend Perspectives revealed a…

Right on Crime Partners with the Pelican Institute to Offer Louisiana Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Solutions

Right on Crime | February 12, 2019
Solutions would build on successes of 2017 state reforms and offer insights into new policy needs Please click to view the issue solutions papers regarding mens rea and civil asset forfeiture from Right…

Congress Passes Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Right on Crime | December 20, 2018
First Step Act Is Biggest Federal Criminal Justice Reform in Decades Washington, DC — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 358 to 36 to pass the revised version of…

Right on Crime Applauds Senate Passage of Landmark Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | December 18, 2018
First Step Act Would Usher In Biggest Federal Criminal Justice Reform in Decades Washington, DC — Today, the U.S. Senate passed the First Step Act by a vote of…

Right on Crime Commends Leader McConnell for Taking up the First Step Act

Right on Crime | December 11, 2018
First Step Act Would Bring About Biggest Federal Criminal Justice Reform in Decades Washington, DC — Today, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he will bring the First…

Right on Crime Applauds President Trump for Supporting Meaningful Prison Reform

Right on Crime | November 14, 2018
Washington, DC — Today, President Donald J. Trump expressed his support for the seminal prison reform legislation, the First Step Act. If passed, it would increase public safety, provide…
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