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Groundbreaking Legislation Would Seal Criminal Convictions for Many Californians

Millions of Californians with criminal records would get a second chance at normal lives if Gov. Gavin Newsom signs an historic bill that seals their criminal convictions from the eyes of potential employers, landlords, and licensing agencies. The legislation, which eliminates certain felony convictions from background checks, could be revolutionary for California’s Black communities, which […]