It is time to enact comprehensive criminal justice reforms
that focus on rehabilitation and treatment, protect public safety by reducing
recidivism, reunite families, restore human dignity, provide healing and
justice to victims, and save taxpayer money.
Florida requires that all persons in prison — regardless of the nature of their offense or the extent to which they’ve been rehabilitated — may only earn and use rehabilitation credits that would reduce the time they serve on their sentences by 15%. It's time to reform Florida's rehabilitation cap by increasing the allowance for rehabilitation credits to reduce time served in prison from 15% to 35%.