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Right on Crime praises White House for championing prison reform

Right on Crime | May 18, 2018
Austin, TX — Today, The White House hosted a prison reform summit, bringing together leaders from across the country in the prison reform movement for a conversation about the…

Right on Crime Statement on Judiciary Committee Passage of First Step Act

Right on Crime | May 9, 2018
Austin, TX — The House Judiciary Committee today approved by a vote of 25-5 the Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act (H.R. 5682).  Sponsored by…

Right on Crime Thanks Oklahoma Legislators for Sending Reform to Governor’s Desk

Right on Crime | April 26, 2018
Austin, TX — On Tuesday, the Oklahoma legislature held final votes in each chamber to send all seven criminal justice reform bills to Governor Fallin that came from the…

Right on Crime’s Statement on Delay of Prison Reform Vote

Right on Crime | April 26, 2018
Austin, TX — The House Judiciary Committee postponed yesterday’s scheduled markup of The Prison Reform and Redemption Act (H.R. 3356), which would provide reentry programming to help reduce recidivism,…

Right on Crime applauds Mississippi Legislature for passing criminal justice reform

Right on Crime | March 16, 2018
Austin, TX – Right on Crime applauds the Mississippi legislature for sending meaningful criminal justice reform to Governor Phil Bryant’s desk. This legislation helps make Mississippians safer while also…

Right on Crime Praises White House for Prison Reform Discussion

Right on Crime | January 10, 2018
Austin, TX — Tomorrow, the White House will hold a meeting with top conservative experts on criminal justice reform.  Brooke Rollins, President of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, home…

Right on Crime Praises Speaker Ryan for Commitment to Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | December 15, 2017
Austin, TX — Right on Crime today praised House Speaker Paul Ryan for his commitment to passing criminal justice reform in 2018.  Several conservative criminal justice reform bills have…

Coalition Applauds Lawmakers for Advancing Legislation to Address Criminal Justice Reform

Right on Crime | December 5, 2017
Judicial Safety Valve Reforms Mandatory Minimum Sentencing by Providing Courts with Needed Flexibility Tallahassee, Fla. – A coalition of conservative public policy organizations today praised Florida lawmakers for advancing…

Right on Crime, Lawmakers & Conservative Coalition Address Badly Needed Criminal Justice Reform in State of Florida

Right on Crime | November 15, 2017
Tallahassee, Fla. – Right on Crime, joined by Florida lawmakers and a coalition of conservative public policy organizations, today addressed critical criminal justice reform measures needed in the State…

Announcing New Leadership and Staff Advancements

Katie Greer | October 31, 2017
Austin, TX — The Texas Public Policy Foundation announced the advancement of three staff members who serve as leaders in the Foundation’s Right on Crime campaign. Marc Levin will…

Conservative Coalition Applauds Proposed Mandatory Minimum Reform

Right on Crime | October 31, 2017
Right on Crime, FAMM, Reason Foundation, & The James Madison Institute Praise Action Tallahassee, Fla. – A coalition of conservative public policy organizations today applauded a proposed reform to…

Opioid Crisis Correctly Identified as Health Emergency

Right on Crime | October 26, 2017
Austin, TX— Right on Crime, the national conservative criminal justice reform organization, today praised the Trump administration’s decision to declare the United States’ severe opioid crisis a “national health…
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