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As he number of cova cases in west virginia jail skyrockets advocates for incarcerated. People are urging the governor there. Jim justice to follow recommendations in a new report to curb the spread as of december. I more than eleven hundred fifty people. Serving time and correctional officers have contract the virus according to lie shepherd with the american friends service committee with regional jails at thirty five percent overcapacity. She says state officials should reduce pretrial detention and release anyone close to their parole date. Who isn't a threat to public safety. Those suggestions are in a study by the national academies of sciences engineering and medicine and outbreak anywhere reduces our state overall ability to get this virus under control. And so that's why it's critical that the governor really take action to them and not just respond to when they happened but to really prevent them through some of these recommendations the state legislature had passed house. Bill two four one nine before the pandemic which aims to reduce the number of people being held pretrial for low level misdemeanor charges but shepherd thanks even with jails and surrounding communities becoming pandemic hotspots. The new law isn't really being applied. I'm diane bernard that report also recommends people not be incarcerated for minor technical parole violations. Cnn reporting the justice department investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the white house or a related political committee in exchange for a presidential. Pardon cnn notes. The case is the latest legal twist in the waning days of the trump administration after several of his top advisors have been convicted of federal criminal charges and as he possibility rises of trump getting pardons to those who've been loyal to him civil rights groups have a written complaint to the united nations over what they call violence and excessive forced by philadelphia. Police against black lives matter protesters. The letter says police violence against demonstrators peacefully exercising. Their first amendment rights in the demonstrations in may and june was a violation of federal law according to mary catherine roper with the aclu of pennsylvania. The police violence and use of non lethal weapons was not directed at people engaged in looting or vandalism at violence we recorded was aimed at people who were protesting and in west philadelphia on three. It was just aimed at the entire neighborhoods in october. The philadelphia city council passed a law banning the use of tear gas rubber bullets and pepper. Spray against people engaged in first amendment protected activities. I'm andrea sears. Reporting this is pms. Ohio's controversial energy bailout. Legislation at the center of bribery scandal. Getting some new attention in columbus this week. Lawmakers in both chambers are discussing bills that would either repeal or alter house still six which would fund one point three billion dollars in utility subsidies through a new customer surcharge. The twenty thousand nine legislation is at the heart of an alleged sixty million dollar bribery scheme. Which rachel balances. Ohio citizen action notes came to light over four months ago. People are just so mad that they have to do anything about this sort of a rudderless ship in columbus. And if they don't repeal sticks then. I energy arts collect our money january. I if an impending deadline is that they don't seem to be taking seriously i o house speaker larry. Householder and four others are facing federal indictments. In the case house built seven ninety eight would delay the subsidies for one year. It was introduced on tuesday with hearings today. And tomorrow. Mary sherman reporting a new initiative to turn around the college enrollment decline in texas due to the fallout for covid. Nineteen announced on tuesday future focused texas as a collaborative effort to maintain the state's college enrollment rates. Despite the effects of the health crisis texas commissioner of higher education harrison keller says university enrollment was down three percent statewide this fall compared to the previous year and down eight percent at two year institutions keller sees the pandemic as the most significant disruption to higher education since the end of world war two enrollment that many of our colleges and universities are down especially community colleges and universities that enroll greater numbers of low income students. I'm roz brown. One of the early warning signs of prompted action was a decline in applications for federal student financial aid. Finally our suzanne potter tells us a new report pinpoints. Why covid nineteen but so fast this summer and california's nursing homes. The study found skilled nursing facilities that meet recommended staffing levels for registered. Nurses had half the infections compared to those that don't meet the standards and the corona virus infection rates are three times higher facilities with large numbers of african american patients. That's according to christopher streptococcus with the california healthcare foundation which commissioned the report black and latinx next people in california are disproportionately impacted by the virus. And we need to make sure that those facilities which are serving black and latinx next patients have the resources that they need to keep people safe. I'm suzanne potter from january to mid november. Almost thirty thousand people in california nursing homes contracted the virus for families worried about krona virus. You can go online to. Aarp dot org slash corona virus. And this is my clifford for public news. 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