Episode

Sep 17, 2021

Today’s Verdict: Medicare Expansion, Unchained at Last, Release Aging People In Prison

Description: Host, David Lesch speaks with Fraidy Reiss, Founder/Executive Director of Unchained At Last, about their organization and their mission to end child marriages as it relates to the new bill regarding legal age to consent. Next, Jose Saldana, Director from the Release Aging People in Prison, is here to discuss their organization and the bill to push for early parole for the elderly. Lastly, Jonathan Oberlander, professor from the University of North Carolina, is here to discuss Medicare and the proposal for the expansion and breaks down what this means in terms of health benefits and access. Producer: Yesenia Ramos & Marivid Batista | Editor: Luis Rebolledo | Producer Intern: Yarelys Encarnacion | Guest(s): Fraidy Reiss, Founder/Executive Director of Unchained At Last; Jose Saldana, Director, Release Aging People In Prison; Jonathan Oberlander, Professor, University of North Carolina.

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