Senators announced a bipartisan agreement on the legislation earlier this month, but McConnell has yet to say whether he will hold a vote on the bill. Vice President Kike Pence and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner are expected to…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
On this edition for Sunday, November 18, the Florida recount comes to a close but questions about the procedure remain, and meet Troy Williams, a formerly incarcerated man who picked up storytelling as his rehab and restitution. Also, how Hungary…
By PBS NewsHour
Troy Williams did his time -- 18 years of a life sentence in California prison -- and he survived by using his experiences as bases for podcasts, videos and other valuable documentation on the inside. Continuing these pursuits after an…
By Joanne Elgart Jennings
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says West is scheduled to have lunch with President Donald Trump on Thursday and meet with Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Sanders said on Tuesday they'll talk about manufacturing, prison reform, preventing gang violence,…
By Associated Press
By Joshua Barajas
President Donald Trump is expected to host a summit on federal prison reform, starting at 10:45 a.m. ET today. Watch the president's remarks here.
At a time when Canada grapples with prisons becoming more violent, a grassroots music-making initiative that gives inmates the tools, instruments and confidence to showcase their talent has been singled out for more funding.
By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
To ease prison crowding and rein in corrections spending, state legislatures are trying to help ex-offenders re-enter society with the goal of ensuring they don’t return to prison.
By Lisa Desjardins
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five state and local politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
In most states across America, education for teen offenders pales in comparison to what they'd receive on the outside. Just one third mandate that these kids meet the same standards as their public school counterparts. Massachusetts is one of them,…
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