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The Bottom Line: Jobs For Ex-Offenders

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Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment, The Bottom Line. This week,...

Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment, The Bottom Line.

This week, Mark and Dave sit down with U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Peter Neronha to learn about his quest to find jobs for parolees.  

Neronha and other advocates believe good jobs are crucial for reducing recidivism and cutting costs in the criminal justice system. They recently organized a summit to introduce employers to the process for hiring ex-offenders, and hear from  a few companies who are already doing it. 

The Bottom Line: Jobs For Ex-Offenders
The Bottom Line: Jobs For Ex-Offenders