Category Archive: government affairs

Mar 17

Capitol Hill Briefing Highlights Three States’ Reductions in Prison Costs and Reinvestments in Public Safety

By CSG Justice Center Staff On March 8, state leaders from Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina convened at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. to discuss how these states have used the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI)—an approach designed to reduce spending on corrections and reinvest in more effective strategies to reduce recidivism and …

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Mar 04

Download free software from NASA

    “NASA released a catalog yesterday packed with free software products that startups and academics can use to build companies in sectors like autonomy and data processing without any royalty or copyright fees. NASA’s Technology Transfer oversaw the release that includes a wide ranging portfolio of applications in sectors such as propulsion, data and image processing, …

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Feb 28

Congressman Danny K. Davis Delivers Testimony in Support of the Second Chance Act Funding to U.S. House Committee

Office of Congressman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) “Good Morning.  Chairman Culbertson and Ranking Member Serrano, I am here today to advocate for a critical program that is reconnecting families and stabilizing communities; The Second Chance Act.  The Second Chance Act, which passed with overwhelming bipartisan support and was signed into law in April 2008, authorized …

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