“All we’re doing is keeping those beds in cells warm for their kids,” says the state prison director. These women “need help. They don’t need prison.”
Harriet Rowan is a researcher at Reveal. Rowan received her master's degree from the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on multimedia production, data journalism, and investigative reporting. She previously reported for the Center for Media and Democracy, and Richmond Confidential, mostly covering elections and campaign finance issues. Rowan is based in Reveal’s Emeryville, California, office.
A temporary program to help low-income drivers reduce their fines and get their licenses reinstated has expired.
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