by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
Jon Sanders writes about a new report from the National Employment Law Project, which looks at how state occupational licensing laws make it difficult for people with arrest and conviction records to find work. And if you have an arrest record, it’s even harder.
How, specifically, does our state impose barriers? This is from the NELP report:
Criminal justice reform is an issue that attracts concern from both sides of the political aisle. Will the two major parties work together to work toward common goals?