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More funding needed to deliver real reform in prisons, Senate committee hears

Nov 19, 2019

More funding for prisons is essential to properly implement criminal justice reform, the director of the Bureau of Prisons (BOP)... Read more

US bishops ask Senate to pass prison reform bill

Nov 28, 2018

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released a letter last week urging the Senate to pass the bipartisan First... Read more

Reform bill the ‘first step’ to restorative prison justice, advocates say

May 24, 2018

By Courtney Mares

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed prison reform legislation that would integrate faith-based programs into federal prisons to help... Read more