Formerly incarcerated Americans face tough odds. The farm bill could make them even tougher. -—House legislation goes against a bipartisan consensus on key elements of criminal-justice reform.

House Farm Bill could prevent formerly incarcerated individuals from obtaining food assistance. With the current Farm Bill set to expire at the end of September, the fate of formerly incarcerated individuals and their access to basic necessities like food remains in the balance. Under current law, only individuals found guilty of a violent crime who violate their parole or terms of release are denied benefits from the […]