Juvenile prison proposal, New type of dental care provider

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The state Corrections Department proposes a new facility for teen offenders where an adult facility already stands in Milwaukee. We learn more. But first, we hear from the Wisconsin Dental Association about a new state law that affects the profession and patients.

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  • Can Milwaukee site a new youth prison without losing the Chaney Center?

    To replace two youth prisons, state officials favor building a new secure facility where the minimum security Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center now stands in Milwaukee. But local organizers say the city shouldn’t have to choose between a facility for young offenders. Our guest explains.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Dr. Patrick Tepe Guest
  • Sharlen Moore Guest