Em Steck thinks too much, according to her mother. She is a master’s candidate at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Temple University in Film and Media Arts and previously worked as a freelance writer and content marketer. She is currently working as an intern in the Perspectives vertical at Vox.

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Fate of Trump Prison Reform Bill Uncertain Before Midterms

by Em Steck 05-18-2018

Photo by Elizabeth Beyer/Medill News Service

President Donald Trump promised Friday at a prison reform summit at the White House that a bill to reform the U.S. incarceration system is “going to be strong, it’s going to be good, it’s going to be what everyone wants.” Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, though, said the bill does not do enough to address prison reform, making the passing of a bill less and less likely before the midterm elections.