Ex-US attorney launches nonprofit to help ex-offenders pay legal debts – Roanoke Times

A former Virginia prosecutor credits a convicted drug dealer for a newly launched charity to help former inmates get out of legal debt. Timothy Heaphy said he didnt immediately recognize the man working the counter at a Charlottes… Read the full article at: http://www.roanoke.com/news/local/ex-u-s-attorney-launches-nonprofit-to-help-ex-offenders/article_c764267b-c588-552e-b6a2-8e42aad3e7a2.html

TasCOSS prepares submission to Senate inquiry into Centrelink automated debt recovery system – Tasmania Examiner

The Tasmanian Council of Social Services is preparing a detailed submission to the senate inquiry into the Centrelink robo-debt fiasco. TasCOSS chief executive Kym Goodes said on Monday that the councils submission focused on a number of key areas, including the impacts of stress on all people who have received a Centrelink debt letter, and the right…