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FAMM applauds introduction of North Carolina Next Step Act

Friday, April 26, 2019

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org  FAMM APPLAUDS INTRODUCTION OF NORTH CAROLINA NEXT STEP ACT The bill includes prison reforms that would strengthen families and reduce recidivism. RALEIGH, NC – FAMM applauds the introduction of the North Carolina Next Step Act, HB 988, by Reps. Holly Grange (R-20), Rena Turner (R-84), and Jon Hardister (R-59). The bill complements … Read More

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Sentencing reform in North Carolina pushed by advocates, Trump State of the Union guest Matthew Charles

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org SENTENCING REFORM IN NORTH CAROLINA PUSHED BY ADVOCATES, TRUMP STATE OF THE UNION GUEST MATTHEW CHARLES RALEIGH, NC – Criminal justice reform advocates and Matthew Charles, President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union guest, held a press conference at the North Carolina State Capitol today to urge the passage of the … Read More

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Trump State of the Union guest Matthew Charles to urge North Carolina legislature to enact sentencing reform

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org TRUMP STATE OF THE UNION GUEST MATTHEW CHARLES TO URGE NORTH CAROLINA LEGISLATURE TO ENACT SENTENCING REFORM RALEIGH, NC – Criminal justice reform advocates and Matthew Charles, President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union guest, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, April 16, at 10:00 a.m. in the North Carolina General … Read More

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FAMM Applauds Introduction of “North Carolina First Step Act”

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org FAMM Applauds Introduction of “North Carolina First Step Act” RALEIGH, NC – Today FAMM praises Sen. Bob Steinburg (R-District 1), Sen. Warren Daniel (R-District 46), and Sen. Danny Earl Britt (R- District 13) for introducing the North Carolina First Step Act (SB 404). The bill would allow judges to depart from mandatory minimum … Read More

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FAMM hosts screening of award-winning HBO documentary “The Sentence” in North Carolina

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org FAMM HOSTS SCREENING OF AWARD-WINNING HBO DOCUMENTARY “THE SENTENCE” IN NORTH CAROLINA NC State Rep. Jon Hardister and impacted family members Tammy and Kenny Stanley to discuss how mandatory drug sentences affect families. Greensboro, N.C. – The criminal justice reform advocacy group FAMM, in collaboration with … Read More

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FAMM Statement on Findings of NC Task Force on Sentencing Reforms for Opioid Convictions

Monday, December 3, 2018

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org FAMM Statement on Findings of North Carolina’s Task Force on Sentencing Reforms for Opioid Convictions The criminal justice reform group calls for the reform of NC mandatory minimum drug sentencing laws in 2019 WASHINGTON – FAMM’s Vice President of Policy Molly Gill issued the following statement in response to the release of … Read More

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