Bill would lower licensing barriers for former criminals

By MARIA BENEVENTO
Peggy Albers introduced herself to a Senate committee as "one of the worst of the worst that you guys would probably ever meet."
"I’ve been in more prisons in the United States than you can really believe," Albers, a real estate agent from Lake Ozark, told the General Laws Committee during a hearing Tuesday. She was testifying in favor of a bill that would make it easier for people with criminal records to get professional licenses.

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