Governor Wolf, Attorney General Shapiro Announce Launch of Reentry Council
May 15, 2017
Governor Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the launch of the Pennsylvania Reentry Council (PRC), created to educate the public, members of law enforcement and criminal justice, and policymakers on why supporting prisoner reentry efforts is essential to reducing crime and violence.
Governor Wolf ‘Bans the Box’ on State Employee Applications
May 05, 2017
Governor Tom Wolf announced a Fair-Chance hiring policy for state agencies that will remove the criminal conviction question, otherwise known as “banning the box,” from non-civil service employment applications for agencies under the governor’s jurisdiction.