Wisconsin civic infrastructure, Cash bail system changes

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Voters enter a polling location as they open in the morning Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, before voting in the midterm elections at the Stoughton Fire Department in Stoughton, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We learn more about civic infrastructure and health in Wisconsin, ranked by county. Then, a criminal law professor joins us to explain the changes voters approved for the state’s cash bail system.

Featured in this Show

  • What's behind Wisconsin's county health rankings

    The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute has released its new county health rankings. We speak with the institute’s director about the variables that produce the healthiest communities.

  • How cash bail changes will affect pretrial detention in Wisconsin

    Wisconsin voters approved a referendum that amends the state constitution to change certain aspects of the cash bail system. A criminal law professor joins us to explain what impacts the changes will have.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Sheri Johnson Guest
  • Cecelia Klingele Guest
  • Lorin Cox Producer

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