by Peter Wagner, July 14, 2007

The July/August issue of Dollars & Sense magazine has a new article by PPI Policy Analyst Will Goldberg Imprisoned in Low Wages: Limited access to education for people in prison leads to economic exclusion.

by Peter Wagner, June 27, 2007

On June 25, New York State Senator Eric Schneiderman wrote in the Spanish-language daily newspaper, El Diario, about S2754, the Prisoner Census Adjustment Act, which would correct where prisoners are counted prior to redistricting. Read the op-ed: Phantoms of the Census / Fantasmas del Censo.

by Peter Wagner, May 12, 2007

The Press-Register in Mobile Alabama cites our Prison Index: Taking the Pulse of the Crime Control Industry book in their editorial: Choose prison or school.

by Peter Wagner, April 27, 2007

Gabriel Sayegh of the Drug Policy Alliance cites our research in an op-ed in yesterday’s Albany Times Union: Spitzer must lead drug law reform

by Peter Wagner, February 26, 2007

Eileen Markey writes about U.S. Census policy, New York State’s democracy and the need for interim solutions in City Limits magazine: Hey, that’s my prisoner: Pols want the numbers.

by Peter Wagner, February 19, 2007

Professor Marie Gottschalk cites our research in a column in today’s Los Angeles Times Prisoners of the Census Bureau: How and where the U.S. counts inmates has huge, and unsettling, consequences.

by Peter Wagner, February 15, 2007

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editorial thumbnailEl Diario/La Prensa (New York) cites our research in an editorial Reversing the Prison Trend in English and Spanish.

by Peter Wagner, January 22, 2007

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Frank Green explores the harm prisoner miscount does to Virginia’s democracy in Census Boon? in the Times-Dispatch. Calls for reform are coming from many corners, including the delegate who benefits the most from counting prisoners where they are incarcerated.

by Peter Wagner, January 22, 2007

Rzeczpospolita (Poland) quotes Executive Director Peter Wagner on the failure of mass incarceration to control crime in Co czwarty więzień to Amerykanin (Every fourth prisoner is an American).

by Peter Wagner, January 21, 2007

New York State Senator Eric Adams calls for the state to change how it counts prison populations during redistricting in The Empire Stakes: 2012 in Roll Call (subscription required).

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