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Criminal Justice Reform

Opinion: Thousands of Texans Would Benefit from a “Clean Slate”

A Texas coalition comprised of advocates, faith leaders, and the business community recently announced support for legislation that would automate and expand record clearing eligibility for those with criminal history records. Right now, over 726,000 Texans face barriers to employment, housing, and education due to a criminal record. While felony convictions carry the most significant

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