Freedom Works: The Senate Must Reject Poison Pill Amendments to the First Step Act

Unfortunately, a trio of unfriendly amendments have been offered by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.). These amendments introduced by Sen. Cotton and Sen. Kennedy are poison pills, drafted and introduced with the purpose of defeating a landmark bill supported by President Donald Trump, not with the purpose of making the legislation better as amendments are meant to do.

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Jonathan Haggerty
Americans for Tax Reform: NJ Licensing Reform Bill Would Create Jobs, Reduce Crime

One major issue for former offenders who have served their time and are trying to reintegrate into society is finding a job. There is probably nothing more important for rebuilding their lives than being able to find work, contribute, and earn a living. Without that stepping stone, they are more likely to commit a crime again - which adds avoidable costs to our criminal justice system.

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Jonathan Haggerty