Stay informed about the Sentencing Reform & Corrections Act.  TAKE ACTION, and pass the following resources along to your networks.  The links below allow you to read the bill, view mark ups, track updates and keep abreast of growing support for the bill.

2123-Bill-Take-ActionBill text

-Update as of 5.16


Bill summary



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Talking points
Leadership Conference Talking Points

Action items:

Share this March 2016 letter from interfaith leaders to Speaker Ryan and Minority Whip Leader Pelosi with your media contacts

Coalition of AAPI Organizations

Organization statements in support of Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act:

View February 2016 NACO briefing

Read Leadership Conference press release “Nebraskans urge Sens. Sasse, Fischer to support criminal justice reform”

Read Support for Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform & HR 3713


Interfaith leaders from the following states have banned together to send letters to policy makers in Washington.

Full Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on SRCA, Oct. 19, 2015 (Includes the following agenda):

Member Statements

  1. Senator Patrick Leahy D (VT) Download Statement
  2. Senator Chuck Grassley R (IA) Download Statement

Panel I

  1. The Honorable Sally Quillian Yates, Deputy Attorney General, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
    Download Testimony

Panel II

  1. The Honorable Michael Mukasey, former Attorney General, United States Department Of Justice, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York , NY
    Download Testimony
  2. Mr. Hilary O. Shelton, Washington Bureau Director, Senior Vice President For Policy and Advocacy, NAACP, Washington, D.C.
    Download Testimony
  3. Mr. Craig DeRoche, Executive Director, Justice Fellowship, Senior Vice President, Prison Fellowship Ministries, Lansdowne , VA
    Download Testimony
  4. Ms. Debi Campbell, Spotsylvania County , VA
    Download Testimony
  5. Mr. Steven Cook, President, National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys, Knoxville , TN
    Download Testimony
  6. Mr. Marc Mauer, Executive Director, The Sentencing Project, Washington  D.C.
    Download Testimony
    Mauer Responses to Questions for the Record
  7. Ms. Heather Mac Donald, Thomas W. Smith Fellow, Manhattan Institute For Policy Research, Inc.. Contributing Editor, City Journal, New York , NY
    Download Testimony
  8. The Honorable Brett L. Tolman, former United States Attorney For The District Of Utah Shareholder, Ray Quinney & Nebeker PC, Salt Lake City , UT
    Download Testimony

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