INDIANAPOLIS — A group of 12 civic organizations want to stop Indiana's governor from signing a bill they believe will make it more difficult for former inmates to become gainfully employed members of society.
The ACLU of Indiana, the Indiana State Conference NAACP and others are calling on Gov. Eric Holcomb to veto Senate Bill 312, which would ban the state and municipalities from passing laws and ordinances requiring employers to remove the check box on applications that asks if job seekers have a criminal record.
The bill, which passed both houses, awaits Holcomb's signature. FULL ARTICLE