PA touted as criminal justice reform model, but officials say there’s more to do | State House Sound Bites | witf.org – i.e. They say we need to be easier on criminals.

Workers walk into Pennsylvania’s Camp Hill prison. (Photo by AP) (Washington, D.C.) — As lawmakers in Washington debate a proposal to ease harsh federal sentencing guidelines and shorten some prison terms, Pennsylvania is being cited as a role model. On Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf and other state officials were featured in a Washington Post discussion on national corrections reform. But while they’re being presented as a state headed in the right direction, those officials say the commonwealth still has a long way to go. In June, Pennsylvania passed Act 56–a so-called

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