Legislation seeks to overturn law barring ex-offenders from obtaining professional licenses

Legislators in Illinois, Kentucky and Nebraska are seeking to overturn laws prohibiting ex-offenders from receiving many kinds of professional licenses. “Illinois is among a handful of states reconsidering their licensing rules…giving men and women…a chance…(and) it’s drawing support across the political spectrum as lawmakers try to get more people with criminal records into jobs,” the … Continue reading Legislation seeks to overturn law barring ex-offenders from obtaining professional licenses