CONGRESSMAN JIM SENSENBRENNER - PROUDLY SERVING WISCONSIN‘S 5TH DISTRICT

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  • Now is the Time for Criminal Justice Reform

    Opinion Pieces

    July 30, 2015 - Over the past three decades, America's federal prison population has more than quadrupled — from 500,000 in 1980 to more than 2.3 million today. Prison spending has increased alongside it, placing a heavy burden on American taxpayers. According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, between 1980-2013, prison... Read More

  • Sensenbrenner Stands up for Charitable Organizations

    Press Releases and Statements

    July 30, 2015 - Yesterday, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner reintroduced the Charitable Giving Act, legislation that would support and encourage charitable giving by carving out the limitations imposed on charitable deductions. In January 2013, the “Pease rule” reinstated and made permanent the overall limitation on a... Read More

  • Sensenbrenner, Davis Reintroduce the Second Chance Reauthorization Act

    Press Releases and Statements

    July 30, 2015 - Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, and Congressman Danny Davis (D-Ill.) yesterday introduced the Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2015 with the support of House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R... Read More

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  • July 1, 2015

    A Monumental Step Forward for Criminal Justice Reform

    As we celebrate Independence Day, we are reminded of the values our nation’s founders fought tirelessly to safeguard: individual liberty, equal justice under the law and limited government. After leading the House Judiciary Committee’s Over-Criminalization Task Force for a year and a half, I have se... Read More

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    Washington, DC 20515
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    Brookfield, WI 53005
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