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Local law enforcement will receive military gear again, Plus: nuclear reactors in Harvey’s path

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Defense 1033 program, which provides surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies, will be resumed by the Trump Administration. Crime reporter Simone Weichselbaum joins hosts Brian Edwards-Tiekert and Cat Brooks to discuss the policy reversal and how it will be implemented.

But first, Susan Dancer explains the risk tropical storm Harvey poses to nuclear reactors near the Texas coast.

Guests:

  • Susan Dancer, President of the South Texas Association for Responsible Energy
  • Simone Weichselbaum, staff writer at The Marshall Project

 

 

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