Reforming The State Corrections System, And Helping Elders In Your Life Feel Less Lonely This Holiday

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A new panel announced by Gov.-elect Tony Evers will study ways to reform Wisconsin’s prison system. We look at the issues facing the criminal justice program and possible solutions. Then, while many of us see more of our family and friends during the holiday season, as we get older those visits can drop off. We talk about how to make sure the older people in your life feel included and remembered.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Cecelia Klingele Guest
  • Carol Bradley Bursack Guest

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