Mentally Ill Inmates Part 1

Mentally Ill Inmates Part 1

The Florida Department of Children and Families came under fire recently over its handling of the mentally ill at jails and other correctional facilities. The issue has become so serious that Governor Bush has called for an emergency meeting of the Legislative Budget Commission to address the issue in January. Join Carson Cooper for an in depth discussion on the next Florida Matters.

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Carson Cooper

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the local host of NPR's "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has been the host of WUSF 89.7's Florida Matters since its launch in 2006. During that time he has reported on a variety of issues of importance to the community, including growth management, education, transportation, affordable housing, taxation, public health and the environment.

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