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Foster Statement on Support for Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Dec 20, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) announced his support for the First Step Act:

“I am proud to vote for this legislation that is a good first step in reforming our criminal justice system. This legislation will go a long way to reduce recidivism and ensure that individuals who have served their time can re-enter society successfully. I would like to acknowledge the hard work of Senator Dick Durbin and Congresswoman Robin Kelly that made this bipartisan bill a success. I am proud that the Illinois delegation has taken the lead in this important fight to reform our criminal justice system.”