August 1, 2016
From Chicago Sun Times
“City construction contractors who hire and train ex-offenders seeking to turn their lives around would get a leg up on future city business, under a bid incentive proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wednesday aimed at fighting crime with jobs.”
“Former Mayor Richard M. Daley was a champion of so-called “Second Chance” programs in hopes that reducing sky-high unemployment in inner-city neighborhoods could reduce the number of repeat offenders and, thereby, reduce the bloodbath on Chicago streets.”
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