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Rep. Hice Supports Historic Criminal Justice Reform

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Washington, December 20, 2018 | comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jody Hice (R-GA) today released the following statement after S. 756, the FIRST Step Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives:

“With the passage of S. 756, the First Step Act, we are taking important action in reforming our criminal justice system while saving taxpayer dollars and ensuring second chances for those who rehabilitate and re-enter society through training and skill development,” said Representative Hice. “Programs, like drug and accountability courts, and working to reduce recidivism rates in the prison systems are commendable, and I look forward to seeing more meaningful strides toward reform while ensuring that the rule of law is upheld and strengthened. Throughout this process, I’m proud Governor Nathan Deal, the State of Georgia, and Congressman Doug Collins have served as vanguards for criminal justice reform and helped work this bill through the federal level to emulate our state’s record of achievement. Today is a win for both redemption and public safety.”

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