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"The Bail Trap"

The New York Times Magazine
Related Grantee: Pretrial Justice Institute
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Juvenile Justice Progress in Illinois

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law legislation to end automatic transfers to adult court for youth charged with certain serious crimes, ensuring their cases will be heard before a juvenile court judge. Read More
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Forum to Explore Health and Housing Issues

The Health and Housing Expert Forum by the Bipartisan Policy Center will feature different monthly commentary contributors from various parts of the health and housing sectors. Read More
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Foreclosures Down in Chicago Area

A report on Chicago regional housing market conditions finds new foreclosure filing activity declined substantially in 2014 and fell to or below 2006 levels in most parts of the region. Read More
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Project Examines Proposed Upgrades to U.S. Nuclear Arsenal

A reporting project by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is examining Pentagon plans to spend an estimated $1 trillion to buy a new generation of nuclear weapons to replace the current arsenal. Read More
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State Pathways to a Clean Energy Future

Under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, which sets the first-ever standards limiting carbon pollution from power plants, states can craft their own strategy and set stronger standards that create significant economic benefits. Read More
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Illinois Surpasses 100,000 Clean Energy Workers

A recent survey report commissioned by the Clean Energy Trust finds Illinois has surpassed 100,000 clean energy workers, supporting a growing clean energy market in the state. Read More
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Index Ranks Clean-Tech Activities Nationwide

The 2015 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index tracks and ranks the clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. Read More
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Southeast, Texas Economies Face Risks From Climate Change

This report finds the Southeastern and Texan economies face severe risks from climate change, including higher temperatures, rising sea levels, and coastal storm surges that will put businesses and lives at risk. Read More
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Alternatives to Arrest for Young People

An issue brief from the National League of Cities provides examples of how law enforcement agencies can divert youth accused of minor offenses from arrest when appropriate. Read More
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Incarceration and Mental Health

A report by Policy Research Associates examines factors contributing to the incarceration of people with serious mental illness and approaches to reform. Read More
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National Housing Trust Recognized for Energy Efficiency Work

The National Housing Trust was recognized for its work incorporating energy efficiency strategies into a affordable housing development in Washington, D.C. Read More