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Advocates and Lawmakers Urge Passage of Second Chances Bill

Katie Greer | May 17, 2017
Standing in support of the Second Chances Bill, Right on Crime signatory Doug Deason urged legislators to pass the critical reforms at a press conference held in the Texas…

Oklahoma Right on Crime Highlights Benefits of State Questions 780 and 781

Right on Crime | November 3, 2016
Today, Right on Crime Oklahoma, the Sooner State’s branch of the nation’s most prominent conservative criminal justice reform campaign, issued the following statement concerning the beneficial impact of State…

Conservative Justice Reform Advocates React to New FBI Crime Report

Right on Crime | September 27, 2016
The FBI has released its annual crime report for last year, and the conservative members of the U.S. Justice Action Network—three of whom are also Right on Crime signatories—…

Right on Crime Commends Speaker Ryan For Leadership On Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | February 5, 2016
Austin, TX—Recent comments by House Speaker Paul Ryan that he will schedule a vote on a criminal justice reform bill this year earned praise from Right on Crime, the…

Now Hiring: Senior Researcher, Center for Effective Justice and Right on Crime

Right on Crime | December 3, 2015
Description: The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Effective Justice and its Right on Crime initiative is seeking a senior researcher to examine American policing practices to determine how…

Right on Crime Issues Statement of Support for Speaker Boehner and SAFE Justice Act

Shannon Tracy | July 20, 2015
Contact: Kevin McVicker For Immediate Release Shirley & Banister Public Affairs July 20, 2015 (703) 739-5920/(800) 536-5920 kmcvicker@sbpublicaffairs.com   Austin, TX – House Speaker John Boehner’s statement on criminal…

PRESS CONFERENCE MONDAY, DECEMBER 9th: New poll shows strong support for criminal-justice reforms

Right on Crime | December 5, 2013
AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Effective Justice will host a press conference on Monday, December 9th at 10:00 a.m. Central Time in the Speaker’s Committee…

Rio Grande Foundation: Free Market Think Tank Offers Criminal Justice Reform Ideas in Advance of First Criminal Justice Subcommittee Meeting

Right on Crime | November 25, 2013
Right on Crime, along with the Rio Grande Foundation, are impacting New Mexico criminal justice policy. The full press release can be viewed by click here.

Latest FBI Crime Statistics Released

Derek M. Cohen | September 20, 2013
In a recent press release, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has announced the publication of the 2012 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) statistics, the statistical aggregate of crime records from…

Right on Crime chosen as finalist for Atlas Templeton Freedom Award

Right on Crime | September 17, 2013
Austin, TX—The Atlas Network announced today that Right on Crime, a project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, has been chosen as a finalist for their 2013 Templeton Freedom…

Sarah Rumpf and Derek Cohen join the Texas Public Policy Foundation

Right on Crime | August 27, 2013
AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation announced today that Sarah Rumpf and Derek Cohen have joined their team. Rumpf will serve as the Strategic Communications Manager for the…
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