Koch network opposes Sessions restart of War on Drugs
May 12, 2017

“The well-funded political network helmed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch is publicly opposing Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ push for tougher punishments for drug offenders.

“‘We favor a different approach which requires changing some of the existing federal laws,’ said Mark Holden, a top Koch network official who worked closely with the Obama administration on criminal justice reform. ‘There are less costly and more effective ways to help low level offenders who aren’t a threat to public safety other than incarceration.'”

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