Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Prisons

The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Witnesses testifying at the hearing included Colette Peters, Director of the Bureau of Prisons, Shane Fausey, President of Council of Prison Locals, John Wetzel, CEO Phronema Justice Strategies (and former Director of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections), and Cecilia Cardenas, formerly incarcerated person. The day before this hearing, Senators Jon Ossoff (GA) and Dick Durbin (IL) filed, “The Federal Prison Oversight Act of 2022.”