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Bipartisan Clean Slate initiative will help Utah and former offenders

by Rick Larsen and David Safavian

Oklahomans Ill Served by Excessive Occupational Licensing Requirements

Originally Published: The Oklahoman Written by: Tim Head, David Safavian, and Jason Pye Pope St. John Paul II stated in his 1981 encyclical “Laborem Exercens” that “work is a key, probably the essential key, to the whole social question.” One

Probation Can Lead to Better Public Safety

Originally Published: The Hill Written by: Pat Nolan Across the country, state leaders have recently passed laws to create more alternatives to prison when dealing with crimes committed by people struggling with addiction, mental health challenges, or those who made

Lower incarceration rate to improve society

Originally Published: The Detroit News Written by: David Safavian America uses incarceration far too often, locking up millions of low-level, non-violent offenders for years or even decades. With the highest per-capita incarceration rate in the world, we incarcerate more of

Mississippi should continue to lead on criminal justice reform

Originally published by: Clarion Ledger Written by: Matt Schlapp & Van Jones Just hours before the federal government entered a partial shutdown in December, President Trump signed the First Step Act into law. This important criminal justice reform bill passed

Reform Groups Applaud “Florida First Step Act”