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Gov. Deal Urges Businesses to Hire Ex-Prisoners

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jail-bars-arrestedATLANTA, GA – Georgia officials are now urging businesses to hire ex-prisoners to help with readjusting to the “outside” life.

U.S. Attorney Sally Yates, the top federal prosecutor in northern Gerogia, and Gov. Nathan Deal spoke Wednesday at a summit on re-entry. They urged business leaders to give ex-prisoners a fair chance in the hiring process. Yates said that prosecuting and jailing people will not communities safer.

Deal believes the state has a moral and financial obligation to ensure that prisoners are better equipped and more skilled when they get out of prison.

Source: WCTV