Jobs for ex-offenders

Tuesday morning on my run, a guy pulls up in his car, rolls down his window and gives me a big grin. I didn’t recognize him right away (during campaign season- more people recognize you and expect you to remember the 2 minute meeting you had with them at a candidates night), but then I Read More

How to stop the revolving prison door

I’m pretty sure a third grader can solve this problem- but the “task force” has been hard at work trying to figure this out: About a third of the 1,500 ex-offenders released into Montgomery County each year wind up back in prison within three years at a cost to taxpayers of about $25,000 each, according Read More