The Daily Beast: How Network Partner The Phoenix is Fighting the Opioid Crisis

The Daily Beast recently profiled Scott Strode and his organization, The Phoenix, as Strode gets ready to launch a new location in South Boston. The Phoenix is a network of gyms in 10 states and 13 cities that supports recovering addicts, which Strode is, himself. The Phoenix is supported by the network as a 2016 S+ Catalyst in Stand Together’s catalyst program. “The Seminar Network and Stand …

AFP-NH Applauds New Hampshire Governor for Signing Bail Reform Bill

New Hampshire Gov., John Sununu, signed into law a bill that reforms the existing bail system. The bipartisan criminal justice legislation requires judges to consider an individual’s income and ability to pay when setting bail for low-level offenses. Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire had been supporting this bill, vocal in its advocacy. “With the …

Pennsylvania Passes Criminal Justice Reform Law Supported by AFP-PA

When Gov. Tom Wolf signed a clean slate bill into law, Pennsylvania took an important step toward criminal justice reform. The new rule orders automatic sealing of criminal records for misdemeanors and charges not leading to convictions. This type of law is referred to as “clean slate” legislation because it gives deserving people a clean slate with which to …

AFP Holds Republican, Democrat Senators Accountable for Opposing Rescission Package

We have long-advocated for responsible federal spending and has committed to holding lawmakers of both parties accountable. So, over Fourth of July weekend, Americans for Prosperity is releasing a six-figure digital, radio and direct mail advertising accountability campaign, targeting senators from both parties who voted against President Donald Trump’s $15.4 billion rescission package. “The failure …

Lawyer at Charles Koch Foundation-Supported Criminal Justice Reform Center Celebrates Clemency for Client Alice Johnson

Years of hard work and tireless commitment from lawyer Brittany K. Barnett, combined with high-profile advocacy from celebrity Kim Kardashian West, have resulted in a deserved commuted sentence for Alice Johnson. Following West’s recent visit to the White House, President Donald Trump granted clemency to the great-grandmother serving life without parole for a first-time, nonviolent …