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Missouri

FAMM is working in Missouri in 2024, after an active year in 2023 and successful mandatory minimum sentencing reform in 2019. Our work focuses on ending the crack powder sentencing disparity, second look through compassionate release, independent prison oversight, and mandatory minimum sentencing reform.

2024 Laws and Policy

How You Can Advocate for Sentencing Reform in Missouri

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

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Latest News:

FAMM testifies at Missouri House Committee hearing on parole bill

Thursday, February 22, 2024

For Media Inquiries: John Norton, 202-999-4268 jnorton@famm.org FAMM testifies at Missouri House Committee hearing on parole bill JEFFERSON CITY  – FAMM Director of State Policy Maria Goellner submitted written testimony for Missouri House Crime Prevention and Public Safety Committee hearing on House Bill 1545, sponsored by Rep. Bill Allen (R-17), which would update the state’s tier system for parole eligibility … Read More

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FAMM submits testimony for Missouri Senate hearing on crime bill

Monday, January 29, 2024

For Media Inquiries: John Norton, 202-999-4268 jnorton@famm.org FAMM submits testimony for Missouri Senate hearing on crime bill JEFFERSON CITY – FAMM Director of State Policy Maria Goellner submitted written testimony today for the Missouri Senate Committee on Judicial and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence hearing on provisions of Senate Bill 1115 relating to mandatory minimum sentencing provisions, which FAMM strongly opposes. “This … Read More

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FAMM testifies at Missouri House hearing on crime bill

Thursday, January 18, 2024

For Media Inquiries:John Norton, 202-999-4268jnorton@famm.org FAMM testifies at Missouri House hearing on crime bill JEFFERSON CITY  – FAMM Director of State Policy Maria Goellner submitted written testimony for the Missouri House Committee for Crime Prevention and Public Safety hearing on House Bill 1659. The legislation includes a provision that FAMM supports — elimination of the crack-powder cocaine sentencing disparity, but also … Read More

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