Rural Broadband Options, App Clears Court Records

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We explore options for rural broadband expansion. Then, we learn about a new app that helps people clean up their court records.

Featured in this Show

  • Rural Internet Company Talks Connectivity

    The Federal Communications Commission estimates that about 400,000 homes and businesses in the state lack access to high speed internet. With the state expected to receive $100 million in broadband grant funding, we talk with an internet provider in the northwoods about the challenges of connecting homes in rural Wisconsin.

  • A Clean Start: New App Removes Court Records

    A new smartphone app — that’s also available in Spanish — can help you remove eviction or criminal records, change child support orders and reinstate your drivers license. We talk with the director of the social justice organization behind the app.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Steven Potter Technical Director
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Chad Mix Guest
  • Marsha Mansfield Guest