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Mayor Emanuel Calls on Congress to Invest Savings from Bipartisan Sentencing Reform Legislation in Underserved Communities

Mayor Calls on Congress to Seize the Opportunity to Break the Cycles of Violence in Hardest Hit Communities
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--April 22, 2016.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on Congress to pass bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation and seize the opportunity to invest billions of dollars in projected savings from this type of legislation into struggling urban communities. The Mayor announced the effort at an event this morning recognizing Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s new “UP Initiative”, attended by Congressman Bobby Rush and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos as well.

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