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FAMM Welcomes New Support for School Zone Reform

Friday, January 26, 2018

Contact: Rabiah Burks rburks@famm.org 202.822.6700 FAMM Welcomes New Support for School Zone Reform WASHINGTON, DC – FAMM President Kevin Ring today welcomed the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) final approval of a resolution endorsing reform of state drug-free school zone laws. FAMM sponsored the resolution and spoke in favor of it at ALEC’s December meeting in … Read More

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New FAMM-ALEC Report Highlights Benefits of Sentencing Reform

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Contact: Leila McDowell, lmcdowell@famm.org, 202.822.6700 Washington, DC — A new report by Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) argues sentencing discretion for nonviolent and drug offenses can ease prison overcrowding, save tax dollars, and protect public safety. The new report, Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Reform Saves States Money and Reduces … Read More

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