Aid Reintegration of Ex-Prisoners

Brief

Aid Reintegration of Ex-Prisoners

April 28, 2008

Abstract

Commissioners in Travis County, Texas, says Nancy La Vigne, made "a heroic move" earlier this month, opening the doors to thousands of former prisoners who have hit a brick wall when looking for a job. In this Austin American-Statesman commentary, she explains why their action was good public policy.

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