The politicians currently on Pennsylvania’s Board of Pardons both say they believe in second chances for convicted criminals. They’ve also been rumored — or outright admitted — to have ambitions for higher offices.
“The majority of this money is not being spent on the type of laser-focused programs that are shown to work,” Rebecca Rhynhart said.
A former Democratic state lawmaker from West Philadelphia faces three months in jail in Philadelphia after pleading guilty to charges that she stole more than $500,000 from a nonprofit she ran.
Current law requires officers to establish “reasonable suspicion” to obtain warrants to conduct property searches.
What started as a local resistance movement is gaining steam nationwide.
With their contract extended, PHEAA officials suggest improvements to controversial federal student loan program
PHEAA, signed the contract extension shortly before Christmas, following a month of negotiations with officials from the U.S. Department of Education, CEO James Steeley told the board Thursday.
The Getting Talent Back to Work initiative offers businesses guidelines for what to consider in terms of hiring ex-offenders and pairs them with other firms that have successfully gone through the process.
This week, The Pennsylvania State Police released their drug seizure totals for the fourth quarter of 2019. The numbers included the confiscation of illegal drugs from highways and communities across the state. Check out this week’s Number’s Racket:
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections announced its final recommendation to shutter SCI-Retreat, a 1,200-bed correctional facility in Luzerne County, in a 600-page report it submitted to Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday.
After years of effort, a ban on handheld cell phone use could be coming to Pennsylvania’s roads and highways.