The Senate should move to add sentencing reforms to the First Step Act (H.R. 5682) and send it back for the House to pass before year’s end.
Josh Withrow is the Director of Public Policy at Free the People. Prior to joining Free the People, Josh Withrow was the Legislative Affairs Manager at FreedomWorks. There, he oversaw federal legislative priorities and spent considerable time working with allies on the Hill to develop and implement policy strategies to advance liberty. He was also responsible for managing FreedomWorks’ legislative scorecard, determining which votes to score and weights assigned.
Before joining in the cause of liberty, Josh was on the path to academia, earning his B.A. in Classics and History from the University of Nebraska, and his M.A. in Medieval Studies from Western Michigan University. When not working (which is rarely) Josh can be found reenacting the Civil War, playing classical piano or cheering on his New England Patriots.
SCOTUS just ruled that government employees who choose not to join a union cannot have union dues forcibly removed from their paychecks.
If the Corker-Kaine AUMF passes, Congress will give up their constitutional right to declare war. The executive branch will be able to start any new war that is connected to "global terrorism."