For Immediate Release
Michael Briggs (202) 228-6492
Sanders, Ellison, Rush to Introduce Bill to Ban Private Prisons
WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) will announce at a news conference on Thursday that they are introducing bills to ban private prisons, reinstate the federal parole system and reduce the number of immigrants held in detention.
Who: Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Keith Ellison, Rep. Bobby L. Rush
What: Introduction of the Justice Is Not for Sale Act
When: 10 a.m., Thursday, September 17, 2015
Where: Senate Radio and Television Gallery, S-325
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