CA Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill allowing former inmates to become career firefighters

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The bill allows inmates serving time for nonviolent offenses who have served as members of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's fire camps to have their records expunged.

On Friday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 2147, which allows former inmate fire crew members to pursue a career in firefighting after their sentence.
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