State Capitol Report: Fact Checking Politicians, The State’s Prison Chief Talks About Crime Bills, Coronavirus Preparations

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Heard On The Morning Show
Wisconsin state Capitol building
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We evaluate lawmakers recent claims about crime and taxes with a reporter from PolitiFact Wisconsin. Then we hear from the head of the state’s prison system about pending crime bills and how officials are trying to prevent a coronavirus outbreak in prisons.

Featured in this Show

  • Fact Checking State Lawmakers On Crime And Taxes

    A reporter from PolitiFact Wisconsin joins us to discuss the accuracy of recent claims by state lawmakers addressing crime and taxes. We also get an update on some of the governor’s campaign promises.

  • State Prisons Chief Discusses Crime Bills, Community Release

    Kevin Carr, secretary of the state corrections department, joins the program to discuss preparations for the new coronavirus, recent legislation and revocations that bring parolees back to prison for technical violations.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Eric Litke Guest
  • Kevin Carr Guest