January 21, 2016
After handing down punishments to other national companies found violating "Ban The Box" rules, New York's State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was not done - Big Lots and Marshalls have both been fined and required to step up efforts to hire more ex-cons throughout the state.
December 21, 2015
In a move that will hopefully start a trend, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is putting the process for obtaining a youthful pardon into overdrive. By actively seeking out qualified individuals, thousands of New Yorkers will get the second chance they've earned after all these years.
March 10, 2016
Broome County has gone a long way to make sure drug addiction is treated as the health problem it is. By providing for Drug Court as an alternative to jail or prison for those who are not registered sex offenders, violent criminal, or drug dealers but are convicted for drug-related charges. Successful completion can even result in dismissal.