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Senator Bernie Sanders releases statement on Waterloo’s passing of “Ban the Box”

WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL)– Vermont Senator and democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders congratulating the city of Waterloo on becoming the first Iowa community to “ban the box”.

Sanders’ whole statement, on his Facebook page, says; “Congratulations to the city of Waterloo, which yesterday became the first Iowa community to “ban the box” on job application forms so that formerly incarcerated people get a fair chance with employers. I’m proud to support ban the box initiatives around the country, and when we are in the White House we will ban employers nationwide from discriminating based on past convictions.”

KWWL Staff

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