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LANSING, Michigan – Americans for Prosperity-Michigan (AFP-MI) announced its support for recommendations offered in a report released today from the Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration. The grassroots group supports the work by the task force to analyze jails across Michigan and develop legislative recommendations for consideration during the 2020 session.
Americans for Prosperity-Michigan State Director, Annie Patnaude issued the following statement:
“We have a lot of work to do here in Michigan to ensure our criminal justice system is one that builds strong and safe communities and recognizes the potential in every individual to improve their lives. This report offers several, actionable, recommendations that will move our system closer to that ideal. We look forward to working with lawmakers this session to get substantial criminal justice reforms over the finish line in 2020.”
The report highlights several areas that AFP supports the legislature addressing, including: