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WASHINGTON—Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) signed into law a comprehensive package of criminal justice legislation today to enhance public safety, hold offenders accountable, and control corrections costs. The new law restructures sentences for low-level property and drug offenders and provides effective sanctions and incentives to help keep offenders on probation and parole crime-... Read More
PHILADELPHIA—A new analysis by The Pew Charitable Trusts exploring gentrification and other types of neighborhood change in Philadelphia finds that only 15 of the city’s 372 residential census tracts gentrified between 2000 and 2014, the last year for which data were available. Read More
The Pew Charitable Trusts today released a strategy to end the 30-year drought in the discovery of new types of antibiotics, key to fighting some of the most serious microbial threats. The Scientific Roadmap for Antibiotic Discovery identifies priority research goals and specific steps to break through the most significant scientific barriers impeding antibiotic discovery and to pave the way for... Read More
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