Alexander Cosponsors Prison Reform Legislation

Posted on November 27, 2018

WASHINGTON, November 27, 2018 – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today announced he is cosponsoring the First Step Act, prison reform legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck  Grassley (R-Iowa) and endorsed by President Trump:

“The First Step Act will help improve the federal criminal justice system and reform federal prisons. I applaud President Trump and Chairman Grassley for their leadership on this bipartisan legislation, which takes some important first steps to help non-violent offenders re-enter their communities and reduce the likelihood of returning to prison in the future.”

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Lamar Alexander is the senior senator from Tennessee, and he serves as chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development. For his full biography, click here.