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FAMM issues statement following Virginia legislature’s failure to repeal the state’s mandatory minimums

Saturday, February 27, 2021

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM issues statement following Virginia legislature’s failure to repeal the state’s mandatory minimums RICHMOND – FAMM Deputy Director of Policy Tinsae Gebriel released the following statement after the Virginia legislature failed to repeal the states’ mandatory minimums: “We’re greatly disappointed that Virginia failed to repeal its mandatory minimum sentencing laws this session. … Read More

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FAMM releases statement after Virginia Senate passes bill eliminating mandatory minimums

Friday, February 5, 2021

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM releases statement after Virginia Senate passes bill eliminating mandatory minimums RICHMOND – FAMM Deputy Director of Policy Tinsae Gebriel released the following statement after the Virginia House and Senate each passed separate bills aimed at eliminating the state’s mandatory minimums: “This is a truly thrilling moment for Virginia,” Gebriel … Read More

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FAMM releases statement following Virginia House Courts of Justice Committee vote on mandatory minimums

Friday, January 29, 2021

Contact: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM releases statement following Virginia House Courts of Justice Committee vote on mandatory minimums RICHMOND – FAMM Deputy Director of Policy Tinsae Gebriel released the following statement after the Virginia House Courts of Justice Committee voted to refer the bill to the House Committee on Appropriations: “While we’re pleased to see the House … Read More

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FAMM releases statement following Virginia Crime Commission’s vote to recommend the elimination of mandatory minimums

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM releases statement following Virginia Crime Commission’s vote to recommend the elimination of mandatory minimums RICHMOND – FAMM Deputy Director of Policy Tinsae Gebriel released the following statement following the Virginia Crime Commission’s vote to recommend the elimination of mandatory minimums. “These findings echo what we’ve known for some time now … Read More

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