Watch This: Elderly parole

The Louisiana legislature passed a bill this summer to enable non-violent, non-sex offenders to go before a parole board upon turning 60 years of age, even if their original sentence did not include the opportunity for parole.  The bill’s passage… Read more [More...]

Oklahoma's Unemployment Gap (Part 3): Equal opportunities for secure employment

This post is the third in a three-part series on “Oklahoma’s Unemployment Gap,” examining the persistence of racial disparities in unemployment. Part One introduced the unemployment gap and presents preliminary descriptive data on state labor market trends by race. Part… Read more [More...]