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A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to change a law that blocks people with criminal records from getting licensed for certain jobs.

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Felons find themselves in a precarious position when they walk out of prison — they often have limited work experience, a criminal background and no time for extensive training. Whether they will return to prison — or not — can come down to one big question: Can they find a job?