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Report: Lawmakers Contributing To Prison Overcrowding

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Once again, the ACLU of Ohio is pushing for criminal justice reform with a new report on what it calls the “Statehouse to prison pipeline”. The ACLU’s Gary Daniels says the report shows too many Ohioans are being locked up. “Our prison system is about 11,000 to 12,000 people above capacity right now,” Daniels says. Daniels says lawmakers have loosened penalties… Read More

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Ky. Ag Commissioner: Green Whoopee Cushion Giveaway to Oppose ‘Green New Deal’

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Republican agriculture commissioner is giving away a green whoopee cushion to highlight his opposition to the “Green New Deal” pushed by Democrats in Congress. Ryan Quarles is running for a second term as Kentucky’s commissioner of agriculture in 2019. Last week, his campaign announced it would hold a contest to… Read More