Bail Jumping Laws, What’s Next For Tax Cut Proposal And Other State Legislative Measures

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Wisconsin state Capitol building on a winter morning
Wisconsin state Capitol building. Steven Potter/WPR

Charges for bail jumping in Wisconsin have more than doubled in the last decade. We talk with a lawmaker about ideas for reforming the state’s bail jumping laws. We also catch up on the movement of a number of legislative measures coming out of the State Senate and Assembly sessions last week.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • David Crowley Guest
  • Laurel White Guest