Election Security, Prison Education, And An Explanation For 'Hyped' Winter Storms
The November midterms are fast-approaching -- raising concerns about election security and the safeguarding of local voter identity.
This hour, we look at how Connecticut is responding with Secretary of the State Denise Merrill.
Plus: a Middletown-based prison program gives incarcerated adults the opportunity to work towards an Associate degree behind bars.
We learn about the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education and its recent degree-granting collaboration with Middlesex Community College.
And finally: Have recent weather reports left you feeling underwhelmed? Don’t be upset with your local forecaster, says Quinnipiac University professor Ben Bogardus.
Coming up, Bogardus joins us along with NBC Connecticut Chief Meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan. And we want to hear from you.
- Denise Merrill - Connecticut Secretary of the State and Co-Chair of the National Association of Secretaries of State Election Cybersecurity Task Force
- Kristen Inglis - Academic Development and Planning Manager with the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education
- Dr. Steven Minkler - Lead Campus Administrator at Middlesex Community College, a partner of the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education
- Ben Bogardus - Assistant professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University
- Ryan Hanrahan - Chief Meteorologist at NBC Connecticut; his blog is called On Ryan’s Radar
Chion Wolf contributed to this show.