ACTION ON FEDERAL SENTENCING REFORM NEEDED!!!!!!
Criminal Justice Task Force Members,
There is an opportunity for us to make an impact on an important piece of Federal Legislation related to federal sentencing reform.
Our National Partners, the Coalition for Human Need and the Sentencing Project, are asking us to call on the Senate to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 2123), a bill that would scale back some of the harshest mandatory penalties that contribute to mass incarceration and racial disparities in the federal system. In October, the Judiciary Committee advanced this legislation to the Senate floor on a bipartisan vote. The next step is to bring it up for a vote in the full Senate.
You can help today by calling our U.S. Senators ( Blunt and McCaskill) at (202) 224-3121 and urging them to support the bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 2123) and to push for its passage this month.
Learn more about the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act here.
Additionally, put on your calendar our next Criminal Justice Task Force Meeting:
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 10:30-2:00pm
In Person- Empower Missouri Office- 308 E. High St., Ste 100, Jefferson City, MO
Conference Call- 712-432-1500 #167856