In many states, prisoners released from jail after serving their time still are prohibited from voting, whatever the felony they committed. Jerome Dillard from Ex-Prisoners Organizing (EXPO) discusses the issues facing prisoners returning to society. He also talks with Jan about EXPO radio, a low-power radio station, 104.1 FM, in Milwaukee (and available on the internet).
How will the proposed tax restructuring affect the “common man” (or woman)? Patty Lovera from Food & Water Watch talks about the history of tax cuts, trickle-down economics, how it affects the deficit… and you.
Jan talks with Andrea Hughes from the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation about women in business and educational opportunities for people interested in starting their own small business. They will be holding a free business planning class on December 13th.
Frokost. Smörgåsbord. Norwegian. Breakfast. Sons of Norway, Idun Lodge is hosting a Norwegian breakfast Saturday, November 18th, from 9-noon. Lucy Ghastin talks about what you can expect.
Justin Mendoza from “Public Citizen — Access to Medicine” talked to Jan Miyasaki about the potential nomination of Alex Azar, former president of Lily, to head HHS, and how his links to the pharmaceutical giant would cozy the drug companies up to the government, which is supposed to regulate them.
November 1st through December 15th is the signup period for healthcare. Advocacy and Benefits Counseling (ABC) for Health, Inc., is a Wisconsin-based, nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to ensuring health care access for children and families, particularly those with special needs or who are at risk. Anna Kaminski talks about how that group can […]