Obama and Christie: A Study in Contrasts

Last Wednesday night was certainly an interesting one for political observers in New Jersey. The evening began with the Garden State’s new chief executive, Chris Christie, appearing on New Jersey 101.5 to talk about what he would do in his first year.

Congressional Leaders Take On Recidivism And Corrections Spending

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A bipartisan group of congressional and state leaders and experts on criminal justice policy came together last week to examine how states are changing their crime and corrections policies through “justice reinvestment”–an approach that uses data-driven, fiscally responsible policies and practices to increase public safety and reduce recidivism and corrections spending.