President Trump is expected to sign into law criminal justice reforms in the FIRST STEP Act before the holidays. This legislation includes numerous policy changes with the goal to reduce recidivism and help ex-offenders lead productive lives after leaving the criminal justice system. Among those provisions that AGC supported are the employment and job training opportunities for ex-offenders. AGC recognizes the construction industry struggles to find qualified workers and ex-offenders struggle to find jobs.
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