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Next steps to justice reforms

Jan 31, 2019 - Philadelphia Inquirer

Are partisan division and political bickering unavoidable in American politics? The headlines make it seem so, but it's not true. Transformative issues can still bring us all together. Want proof? Politicians as different as President Donald Trump and Gov. Tom Wolf agree on this: Our criminal justice system needs reform.

Recent bipartisan victories, such as the federal First Step Act and the success of Pennsylvania's Justice Reinvestment Initiative, prove elected leaders can still cooperat...