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A couple holds hands in the air during a moment of silence for survivors of violent crime at the Pennsylvania Capitol.

Crime survivors rally for criminal justice reforms focused on breaking the cycle of violence

BY: - June 7, 2022

Providing crime survivors the resources they need to emerge from their trauma is crucial to breaking the cycle of violence in Pennsylvania communities, crime survivors  and advocates said Tuesday during a Capitol rally.

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Vax For Nothing: State lotteries didn’t encourage COVID jabs | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 18, 2021

Cash drawings and additional vaccinations said to have ‘near zero’ association, a new study has found.

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Report: Pa. Legislature a ‘bipartisan criminal offense factory’ that drives up costs, doesn’t fix crime | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 9, 2021

"Ending Pennsylvania’s public policy of mass incarceration begins with the Legislature," the report by the ACLU-PA concludes.

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Illinois is ending cash bail. Does it have the blueprint for Pa.? | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 27, 2021

How a state famed for political corruption is getting it right on criminal justice reform. Could Pa. follow suit?