In labor crunch, businesses back efforts to clear workers’ criminal records  Marketplace

Michigan AG Nessel partners with Detroit Pistons to help residents expunge criminal records  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Muskegon expungement fair offers help clearing criminal records  MLive.com

Virtual event to offer educational resources on criminal record expungement  Brunswick News

'I feel lighter:' For those who have served their time, getting criminal record cleared allows healing and a step forward  Kitsap Sun

State Partners With Legal Aid Network To Expunge Cannabis-Related Records  WTTW News

Van Hollen, Trone Introduce the Bipartisan Fresh Start Act to Remove Barriers for Justice-Impacted Individuals | US Senator Chris Van Hollen of Maryland  Senator Chris Van Hollen

The Gap Where Marijuana Convictions Hurt Most  Next City

Expungement Day set in Jersey County  Alton Telegraph

Americans with criminal records could be a solution to the labor shortage  Yahoo Finance

Automatic Clearing of Records  National Conference of State Legislatures

Advocates renew push for Clean Slate — Queens Daily Eagle  Queens Daily Eagle

California Officials Have Failed To Seal Thousands Of Marijuana Conviction Records  Marijuana Moment

More States Consider Automatic Criminal Record Expungement  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Last Prisoner Project tackles cannabis criminalization, with support from local businesses  The Seattle Times

Ex-offenders get a second look in a tight US labor market  Bangor Daily News

Interested in ex-cons | From the Wire Business | leadertelegram.com  Leader-Telegram

Why Is California Failing Thousands of People With Cannabis Records?  Filter

Spartz, Trone introduce the Fresh Start Act – The Times of Noblesville  The Times

New Legal Clinic Aims To Give Prisoners A Second Chance  Honolulu Civil Beat

A Criminal Record Shouldn't Be a Life Sentence to Poverty  Center For American Progress

Eviction Record Expungement Can Remove Barriers to Stable Housing  Center For American Progress

Portland nonprofit helps expunge juvenile records  Street Roots News

Utah ‘clean slate’ law: Does it clear your criminal record?  Deseret News

Advocates want to make expungement in Oklahoma much more effective  Stillwater News Press

New Phone App Makes It Easier To Clear Past Offenses From Criminal Records  Wisconsin Public Radio News

How Do You Expunge a Marijuana Conviction?  Green Entrepreneur

Looking to clear a criminal record in Mississippi? Free legal workshop available to residents  Clarion Ledger

N.Y. lawmakers propose 'clean slate' measure to clear convictions  New York Daily News

Michigan's new expungement laws kick in Sunday. Here's how to get help.  Detroit Free Press

Kewanee residents offered second chance to expunge criminal records  Kewanee Star Courier

Tarrant County offering virtual clinic to clean criminal records  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Fulton County joins effort to restrict criminal records, opening job and housing opportunities  11Alive.com WXIA

For many with criminal convictions in their past, the 'Clean Slate' bill would open doors long closed  The CT Mirror

Expansive NY Bill To Expunge Criminal Records Gains Steam  Law360

Connecticut lawmakers vote to erase criminal convictions for 300,000 residents in ‘clean slate’ compromise  Hartford Courant

AG - AG Nessel Joins Local Kalamazoo Expungement Efforts  michigan.gov

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Delaware for Becoming the 6th State To Pass Clean Slate Legislation  Center For American Progress

Preventing and Removing Barriers to Housing Security for People With Criminal Convictions  Center For American Progress

Washington Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Automatically Cleared Criminal Records  The Appeal

Here's how Michigan's expungement laws will change this spring  Detroit Free Press

Gov. Whitmer signs bills expanding criminal record expungement in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

Bill to automatically erase certain criminal records gets boost from Connecticut clergy  Hartford Courant

From Felon to Fighter: The Redemption of Jose Santana  Santa Barbara Independent

STATEMENT: CAP's Rebecca Vallas Applauds Virginia's Automatic Record-Sealing Legislation  Center For American Progress

Nessel, 21 other AGs calling on Congress to fund sealing and expungement of criminal records  WILX-TV

Gov. Ned Lamont signs ‘clean slate’ bill erasing criminal records of more than 300,000 Connecticut residents into law but expresses concern that more categories of serious crime were not excluded  Hartford Courant

Molly Davis: Utah will soon allow some lower-level crimes to be cleared from the record  Salt Lake Tribune

California lawmakers eye aiding those with criminal records  FOX40

Expungement fair offers ‘second chance’ to more than 700 people in Genesee County  MLive.com

More states consider automatic criminal record expungement | Nation | postguam.com  The Guam Daily Post

Weed crimes are eligible for expungement in N.J. But clearing a record is still hard.  NJ.com

Annual Dallas County Program Aims to Expunge Certain Criminal Offenses  Dallas Observer

Clean Slate Seeks to Empower Communities by Expunging Records: "Not Just to Survive But To Live"  Ms. Magazine

New Az law allows clearing marijuana offenses from criminal records  TucsonSentinel.com

A clean slate: Phoenix event gives legal help to expunge marijuana-related arrests from criminal records  FOX 10 News Phoenix

'Legal Tune Up' tool helps Wisconsinites clear eligible criminal records  Madison.com

GUEST VIEW: NY's Clean Slate Bill is must-pass legislation  Niagara Gazette

AG - AG Nessel Joins Local Muskegon Expungement Efforts for Veterans  michigan.gov

Audit Finds Arizona Criminal Record Database Flaws May Put Public at Risk  ESR NEWS

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill this week | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Connecticut Senate passes clean slate bill to erase past criminal convictions. Republicans say crimes like stalking, criminally negligent homicide, shouldn’t be included.  Hartford Courant

Thousands of Texans Would Benefit from a “Clean Slate” – InsideSources  InsideSources

Saturday expungement clinic aims to help people clear old crimes from records  Commercial Appeal

Trafficking victims struggle to find jobs. Will this bill help?  CalMatters

NJ Expunged 362,000 Marijuana Records  Crime Report

How to erase your criminal record (yes, that's a thing!)  FOX 29

Legal clinic helping to expunge marijuana convictions | News West Publishing  Mohave Valley News

Amazon wants to legalize it  Mic

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate | NY State | hudsonvalley360.com  Hudson Valley 360

"A Load Off Your Chest"—Criminal Record Expungement During the Pandemic  Filter

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Passage of Connecticut's Clean Slate Legislation, Urges Gov. Lamont To Sign It Into Law  Center For American Progress

Whitmer signs bills offering expungement to first-time drunken drivers  ABC 12 News

N.J. automatically expunged 360K marijuana cases this summer. There could be more to come.  NJ.com

Vt. bill expanding expungements for old crimes moves forward  WCAX

Opinion | If You Paid Your Debt to Society, You Should Be Allowed to Work  The New York Times

Expungement And Sealing Of Records Help Ex-Criminals Return To Work  NPR

House passes bills to clear criminal records  Arizona Capitol Times

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Gov. Lamont for Signing Clean Slate Into Law  Center For American Progress

New online tool helps individuals clean up criminal and eviction records  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

TJ Donovan: Expungement bill is a jobs bill — and the right thing to do  vtdigger.org

Mayor urges eligible Detroiters to apply now for expungement assistance, before new law takes effect April 11  City of Detroit

How to get your criminal record sealed in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

New bill seeks to clear path to clearing your record in Virginia  WWBT NBC12 News

Erasing Criminal Records Lets Trafficking Victims Rebuild  Law360

Thousands still eligible for record expungement two years after Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana  wcia.com

Lawmakers approve expungement of first-time DUIs, automatic record clearing for juveniles  Detroit Free Press

Expunction Expo hopes to help some in Dallas County clear their record  WFAA.com

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  Slate

State Officials: Nearly 500000 Marijuana Arrest Records Have Been Expunged  WTTW News

Expunction offers a second chance in Collin County  Spectrum News

Florida needs to help kids clear their criminal records  Orlando Sentinel

Checkr Launches Expungement Solution and Sets Goal to Clear 1,000 Job Seekers' Records for Free  PRNewswire

Detroit residents can apply now for help with expungement under new laws  Detroit Free Press

Former Scranton schools superintendent may eventually have her criminal record cleared in drinking water, asbestos controversy  The Morning Call

Richmond County to host summit to clear misdemeanors from public record  WRDW-TV

Criminal records can be a ‘life sentence to poverty.’ This state is automatically sealing some.  Washington Post

How a Sacramento pop-up expungement clinic is helping to give felons a second chance  Sacramento Bee

How Clean are 'Clean Slates'?  Court News Ohio

How Much Does It Help To Expunge A Criminal Record? Local Study Seeks To Find Out  90.5 WESA