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Prisoner re-entry center targets recidivism

...to a homeless shelter.Almost half will be jailed for committing a new crime within three years, according to a 2011 Pew Center for the States report. That's the highest rate in the nation.Now Anchorage, where more felons are released than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-07/prisoner-re-entry-center-targets-recidi
State
Cliffs, Compromise and Consequences

...reliance on federal spending, i.e. Alaska will get hit the hardest if the fiscal cliff is not averted. According to the Pew Center of the States, over 16 percent of Alaska's Gross Domestic Product comes from federal spending on procurement, salaries...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-12-16/cliffs-compromise-and-consequences
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...in at least 21 states: New Hampshire pays $200 a year, and New Mexico does not offer any salary, according to the Pew Center on the States, a research organization administered by the University of Richmond. Nine other states do not pay an...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020201/Loc_Bethel.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...media, it's more than garden-variety cynicism that's at work. These are expert witnesses. A recent report by the Pew Center for the People and the Press had some unflattering things to say following a survey of 552 national and local print reporters...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040699/Ope_edit.shtml
Alaskans more likely to skip or leave for college

...years and then attend college. Sound off on the important issues at The "Quality Counts 2007" study was funded by The Pew Center on the States and conducted by the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, based in southern Maryland. Sterling...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010807/loc_20070108062.shtml
News
On Memorial Day, many families can't forget the wars

...stopped paying attention to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and media outlets have been more than happy to oblige. The Pew Center on People and the Press found a mere 1 percent of news coverage from May 13-16 was devoted to coverage of Iraq - well...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053110/opi_647103589.shtml
Opinion
Teen 'sexting' is part of the (too much) information age

...whom wants such a relationship, the Pew Center reported. The other typical scenario...pressure to participate in sexting, the Pew Center says. "My boyfriend or someone...grownups don't understand." The Pew Center also talked with the parents of teens...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122409/opi_539295504.shtml
Legislative retirement overhaul stalls

...market losses since then almost certainly increased the unfunded liability, state officials say. A new report from the Pew Center on the States called "The Trillion Dollar Gap" said that some other states are considering following Alaska's lead...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022810/sta_568801012.shtml
News
Bethel legislator tops in off-session earnings

...in at least 21 states: New Hampshire pays $200 a year, and New Mexico does not offer any salary, according to the Pew Center on the States, a research organization administered by the University of Richmond. Nine other states do not pay an...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020201/Loc_Bethel.html
Local
Juneau police chief discusses early education to reduce crime with nationwide program Fight Crime: Invest In Kids

...200 adults incarcerated in state or federal prisons, doubling between 1982 and 2008. According to a study by the Pew Center on the States, 1 in 90 Alaskan adults were in jail, prison or on probation or parole in 1982. By 2007 that ratio was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-07/juneau-police-chief-discusses-early-edu
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