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Tag Archives: criminal justice reform

D.C. statehood would advance criminal justice reform

When our senators, Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly, contemplate D.C. statehood this year, criminal justice reform may not be top of mind. But D.C.’s disenfranchisement continues a standard of democracy only for some. The Americans who live in D.C. deserve statehood, and their voices and experience would benefit all of us.

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Q&A with Governor Doug Ducey (access required)

This year is Gov. Doug Ducey’s sixth legislative session and, although it’s an election year – but not for him personally, he said he’s not thinking about what his legacy will be because there’s still more work to do.

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Criminal justice reform should set up ex-prisoners to succeed

About 95 percent of prison inmates will eventually be released from custody and will return to our communities. They could be the person standing next to you at the grocery store or your neighbor across the street. While always keeping public safety first in mind, we should all agree that more should be done to set them up to succeed after incarceration. That must be the goal of any criminal justice reform.

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