Weekly Congress Rundown, Ending Mass Incarcerations

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There are 2.3 million people in the country’s prison system, and in some states more money is spent on prisons than on higher education. Voters and the nation’s courts support changes to the current system, so why isn’t anything happening? Our guest is a law expert with a 10-step plan to end mass incarceration and reshape our prisons. We also get the latest news on Congress.

Featured in this Show

  • This Week In Congress – February 25, 2015

    USA Today Politics and Congress Editor Paul Singer joins Central Time for his weekly update on happenings in Congress.

  • A Ten-Step Plan To End Mass Incarceration

    In the midst of large-scale incarceration in the United States, a guest law professor lays out a ten-step plan to reduce the number of people in prison.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Paul Singer Guest
  • Michael Tonry Guest