States across the country are realizing that growing prison populations and costs are the result of adopting mandatory minimum sentencing laws. In response, states are trying to cut costs by repealing or reforming mandatory minimum laws, including using safety valve exceptions and cheaper, more effective alternatives to incarceration. Click below to learn about the reforms of states that are saving taxpayer money without endangering the public. FAMM is currently working in the orange states below.
Read about FAMM’s work with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), take a look at our summary of states reforms and click on the map below to see what’s happening in your state.