recidivism

Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Cherri Gregg
May 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Republicans and Democrats in Pennsylvania joined forces Wednesday to announce a piece of clean slate legislation designed to reform the Commonwealth's state licensure laws. The effort could impact licenses that govern one in five jobs across the state. Pennsylvania...
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At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison are given the assistance and information needed to reintegrate into society. Attorney General Josh Shapiro decided to deliver his remarks here because he says the state needs more places like this
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Mike Dougherty
January 17, 2019 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About two out of every 3 people who spend time in jail find themselves back behind bars eventually. Officials in Pennsylvania are beefing up the re-entry council in an effort to working to reduce that rate. At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison...
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