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Push for criminal justice reform in WV

Push for criminal justice reform in WV

The Second Chance for Employment Act (House Bill 2604/Senate Bill 411) would allow people with non-violent felony convictions to petition a judge to have their record expunged five years after completion of incarceration or parole. It’s a crucial issue for increasing employment, substance abuse recovery, and helping people work their way out of poverty in West Virginia.

 

Read Gazette editorial about it here.

 

Also add your name to the list of 779 people who have already signed Amber Miller’s petition for Second Chance for Employment