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A Second Look at Governor Malloy's Second Chance Society

Aug 4, 2016

This hour, we discuss Governor Malloy's Second Chance 2.0 legislation and find out why it failed to pass during the 2016 session. We also look at what some Connecticut communities are doing to support re-entry. And we talk to a local restaurant owner about his decision to hire ex-offenders

GUESTS:

  • Jacqueline Rabe Thomas - Reporter for The Connecticut Mirror
  • Earl Bloodworth - Project Manager of the Warren Kimbro Reentry Project in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Joe Ganim - Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Jamie McDonald - Co-owner of Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ in Connecticut

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Jeff Tyson contributed to this show.