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This month marks the five-year anniversary of the Second Chance Act, the landmark legislation authorizing federal grants to support programs aimed at ...
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The 2009 Recovery Act included the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. The HITECH Act incentivizes hospitals ...
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On June 12, 2013, the White House hosted the “Children of Incarcerated Parents Champions of Change” event, honoring 12 individuals dedicated to improv...
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By Mai P. Tran, Program Associate On August 9, the Federal Communications Commission voted to cut the high cost of interstate phone calls made by i...
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By Gary C. Mohr, Director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction EDITOR'S NOTE- In late 2010, Ohio’s prisons were 33 percent overc...
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Many people released from prison have a substantial amount of debt to repay, and child support is often a significant part of these financial obligati...
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On Wednesday, November 13, 2013, the Second Chance Reauthorization Act was introduced in the Senate by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Patrick Leahy (...
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by Henry Rosen, Policy Analyst, CSG Justice Center The What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse (the Clearinghouse) now includes new and updat...
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By Matthew Schwarzfeld, Public Affairs Manager, Council of State Governments Justice CenterIn his successful 2010 campaign for the governor’s office o...
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Mike King, President and CEO of Volunteers of America, opens the briefing ceremony. (Photo credit: Volunteers of America) On December 4, 2013, t...