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The Source: Local Leaders Fight For Juvenile Justice Funding

Paul Flahive

$800 million in juvenile justice funding is before congress, and the DC gridlock is threatening to hold it up. The Juvenile Justice Prevention and Delinquency Act has been around for 40 years, enjoys widespread bi-partisan support and orients the nation's juvenile justice workers. 

We discuss the funding and the system it supports.


  • Judge Laura Parker, State judge for the 386th District court
  • Sheriff Susan Pamerleau, Bexar County Sheriff
  • David Reilly, Executive Director of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department
Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive