Discussing Prison Reform With Lawmakers, Cat Adoption Fees Lifted, Small Business Investment

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We take up the issue of prison reform with two state lawmakers. We also hear from U.S. Representative Bryan Steil on his legislation to promote small businesses. And we learn why the Wisconsin Humane Society is trying to drive cat adoptions this month by waiving fees.

Featured in this Show

  • Lawmaker Conversation: Wisconsin's Prison System

    Between overcrowding in adult prisons, and a plan to reorganize juvenile detention facilities, there’s been plenty of debate over what changes are needed to Wisconsin’s corrections system. We talk to two lawmakers from different parties about their ideas for reform.

  • Humane Society Lifts Cat Adoption Fees In July

    The Wisconsin Humane Society says it’s trying to incentivize cat adoptions this month by waiving fees. We talk to a shelter organizer about why they think this move is necessary.

  • Representative Brian Steil On Expanding Small Businesses, Veterans Resources

    We’re joined by Republican U.S. Representative Bryan Steil to talk about legislation he supports to expand investment in small businesses. We also talk about an effort to supoprt suicide prevention programs for veterans.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Rep. David Bowen Guest
  • Rep. Patrick Snyder Guest
  • Rachel Hahn Guest
  • Representative Bryan Steil Guest

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