Companies could get tax credits for hiring felons

Getting out of prison can be tough for many convicted felons, not just adjusting to the outside world, but finding a way to fit in. Jobs remains one of the biggest obstacles to making that transition, but a Miami lawmaker is proposing an idea that might provide an incentive for companies to hire them. State Rep. Cynthia Stafford, D-Miami, has introduced H.B. 121, which would allow companies … [Read more...]