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ICYMI: Business group backs erasing more minor crimes from records

March 28, 2017

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce supports allowing ex-cons to erase more minor offenses from their criminal records to make it easier for them to get a job. Chamber CEO Ted Pitts told The Associated Press that business leaders back the idea of helping ex-cons "become productive, taxpaying citizens," since criminal records can prevent job applicants from being called in for an interview or even filling out an application. Read the entire story from the Associated Press here.

 

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