National Urban League Urges Congress to Delay Action on Justice Bills
March 29, 2016

“In a striking rebuke of justice reform legislation supported by many Democrats and Republicans in Congress and supported by President Obama and conservative advocates, the National Urban League is asking congressional leaders to delay floor action on two major criminal justice reform bills in the House and Senate.

“National Urban League President Marc Morial, is requesting that Congress delay action in S. 2123, the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015, authored by Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and H.R. 3713, the Sentencing Reform Act of 2015, authored by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA).”

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