Yearly Archives: 2019

Punitive 1990s Welfare Reform Due for Overhaul

When Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992 as a so-called centrist New Democrat, he pledged to "end welfare as we know it."  As...

Federal Criminal Justice Reform First Step Act is Not Enough

On Dec. 21, President Trump signed the First Step Act, a modest criminal justice reform bill that passed with overwhelming bipartisan support. Groups and...