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FAMM has a long history in Florida, and we are working tirelessly for reform.

2019 Laws and Policy

How You Can Advocate for Sentencing Reform in Florida

You can do several things to work toward reforming Florida’s sentencing laws.

Latest News:

FAMM disappointed in legislature’s failure to pass meaningful sentencing reform

Friday, May 3, 2019

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org FAMM DISAPPOINTED IN LEGISLATURE’S FAILURE TO PASS MEANINGFUL SENTENCING REFORM TALLAHASSEE – FAMM State Policy Director Greg Newburn released the following statement in response to the Florida legislature’s failure to pass sentencing reform legislation: Along with tens of thousands of heartbroken families who believed the legislature would finally tackle meaningful sentencing reform this year, … Read More

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FAMM Statement in Support of SB 1656

Monday, April 1, 2019

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org FAMM Statement in Support of SB 1656 The bill permits lawmakers to make changes to sentencing laws retroactive. TALLAHASSEE, FL – FAMM Director of State Policy Greg Newburn issued the following statement today in support of SB 1656, a bill that will allow lawmakers to make changes to sentencing laws retroactive: For nearly … Read More

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Coalition of Criminal Justice Reform Advocates Applaud Representative Byron Donalds for Filing HB 705, the Florida First Step Act

Monday, February 11, 2019

Contact Sarah Bascom, 850.294.6636, sarah@bascomllc.com Lyndsey Brzozowski, 850.524.5006, lyndsey@bascomllc.com   Coalition of Criminal Justice Reform Advocates Applaud Representative Byron Donalds for Filing HB 705, the Florida First Step Act Right on Crime, FAMM, Americans for Prosperity-Florida & JMI Praise Action Tallahassee, Fla. – A coalition of criminal justice reform advocates, including Right on Crime, FAMM, … Read More

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