Jackson (MS) felons

Jackson, MS Mayor Tony Yarber announced an initiative Tuesday that would eliminate disclosure of felony convictions on city job applications. Mayor Yarber, Ward 4 Councilman De’Keither Stamps and Ward 5 Councilman Charles Tillman, said city officials want to give everyone, regardless of background, a fair chance to get city jobs.

Jackson is the capital of Mississippi.

Next thing you know, they will want to eliminate felony convictions as an impediment to elected office.

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