A graphic from a recent Prison Policy Initiative report that emphasizes the multiple crises that can be helped by expanding access to housing.

Monday numbers: New reports tout ‘Housing First’ to support formerly imprisoned people

BY: - September 18, 2023

The phrase, “Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time” is often hurled at people who have criminal records. But the “time” of a person’s punishment often extends beyond prison walls and follows a person home. People with criminal records who have paid their debt to society frequently have a hard time getting […]

Senate Judiciary advances bill targeting addiction recovery centers’ ‘patient brokering’

BY: - June 22, 2023

Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill Thursday morning that attempts to protect people addicted to drugs and alcohol from deceptive marketing tactics used by treatment providers. “I suspect that many of us know or family or friends who have suffered from substance use disorder,” said Rep. Timothy Reeder (R-Pitt), who is also […]