Huskey Settlement, Mobile Industry Merger, Bail Jumping Increasing In Wisconsin

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We get the details of a federal court settlement with Husky Energy in response to the 2018 explosion. Then, a tech economist explains the significance of the Sprint and T-Mobile merger. Plus, we learn how Wisconsin’s criminal justice system handles bail jumping now that the charges are on the rise.

Featured in this Show

  • A Proposed Settlement Over Husky Explosion

    Last week, Husky Energy reached a proposed settlement in federal court over the 2018 explosion at its Superior refinery. We speak with a Wisconsin Public Radio reporter about what the settlement would mean.

  • Sprint And T-Mobile Prepare For Merger

    T-Mobile and Sprint prepare for their mega-merger after receiving the go-ahead from a federal judge. A tech economist breaks down the reasons for the merger, its conditions, and discusses possible long term effects on the industry and consumers.

  • Understanding Bail Jumping Charges In Wisconsin

    Wisconsin lawmakers have supported differing legislation on whether bail jumping should be a felony or misdemeanor. A criminal law expert joins us to discuss how this charge influences cases for those involved with the criminal justice system.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest
  • Robert Seamans Guest
  • Cecelia Klingele Guest

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