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Governor Tate Reeves on Prison Reform

by J. Robertson

On Monday afternoon, newly inaugurated Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves delivered his State…

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Solutions for Mississippi’s prison crisis

by J. Robertson

Mississippi’s prisons are in crisis. The state has a moral and constitutional…

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Empower Mississippi launches Employer Toolkit for second chance hiring

by Joanna Holbert

Empower Mississippi has announced the publication of “Untapped: How Chance Hiring Can Grow…

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How This Law is Giving More Mississippians a Fresh Start

by J. Robertson

This year, the Mississippi legislature passed Senate Bill 2781, called the Fresh…

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Mississippi’s Crime Rate is Down

by J. Robertson

Crime in Mississippi is down. In their annual report released this week,…

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Mississippi is Leading the Nation in Driver’s License Reform

by J. Robertson

In Mississippi, driving a car is the primary form of transportation. In…

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Empower Mississippi Supports Fresh Start Act

by J. Robertson

Empower Mississippi joined a number of organizations in thanking Governor Phil Bryant…

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The 2019 Criminal Justice Reform Bill: What’s in It?

by J. Robertson

The legislature passed a criminal justice reform bill this session. Here’s what’s…

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Legislature Passes Criminal Justice Reform Act of 2019

by J. Robertson

Today the Mississippi Legislature passed HB 1352, the Criminal Justice Reform Act…

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Program Aims to Equip Those Incarcerated Upon Release

by Joanna Holbert

Broken is a series that highlights broken pieces of our criminal justice…

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Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

by J. Robertson

Today the Mississippi Senate passed HB 1352, the Criminal Justice Reform Act….

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Legislature Moves to Advance Criminal Justice Reform in Mississippi

by J. Robertson

This week, the Mississippi legislature advanced legislation that will safely reduce incarceration…