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Gov. Wolf: Automatic Sealing of Criminal Records Takes Effect on One-Year Clean Slate Anniversary

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today participated in a press conference to celebrate the one-year anniversary of signing Clean Slate into law and to announce that automatic sealing of criminal records begins today. “Today, as the Clean Slate provision for automatic record sealing goes into effect, we will be freeing thousands of people from…

Gov. Wolf Commends Senate for Unanimous Passage of Justice Reinvestment Legislation

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today thanked Senate members for their bi-partisan passage of JRI2, the second phase of the Justice Reinvestment initiative, to address the high cost of incarceration, among other criminal justice reforms. “I’m very grateful to the Senate for understanding why JRI2 is so important in Pennsylvania’s continued pursuit of commonsense…

Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvania Can Lead Nation with Bipartisan Probation and Parole Reforms

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today praised the bipartisan focus on reforming Pennsylvania’s probation and parole systems. Yesterday, bipartisan legislators joined criminal justice reform advocates, including the REFORM Alliance, to announce an upcoming bill to overhaul probation and parole in the commonwealth. “Just like the clean slate bill, Pennsylvania can lead the nation with…

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