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Without expungement, many won't even get interviews

Comments re article 80155 Jon Halsey Takes issues with reason for expunging records

By Shelia Wade
Personal Commentary

Mr. Halsey I wish every employer could see through your eyes and was eager to hire skilled or qualified employees. But the fact is society has branded those that have past felonies and made mistakes early in life. They will not let them even interview. That is why expungement is up for review and needs to be clarified so those who wants to work might have a chance at interviews and available jobs.

There may be programs available but they help very few. That is why so many people return to jail. They cannot make a living because they have no support system and the available programs don't help. I am in no way argumentive with your views but know people would be helped with expungement. --Shelia Wade

This story was posted on 2016-01-15 11:51:30
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