State Capitol Report: New Courtroom Precautions, State Lawmaker On Care Facilities And CARES Act Funding

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Heard On The Morning Show
Wisconsin state Capitol building
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We talk with the state’s chief public defender about the court system’s new guidelines for in-person proceedings. Then, a state lawmaker discusses spending of federal CARES Act funding and how the state is supporting long-term care facilities during the pandemic.

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  • Public Defenders Serve Clients Awaiting Trial In Jail

    A statewide task force issued new guidelines for courts to resume in-person hearings. We speak to Wisconsin’s state public defender about how their agency continues to serve clients during the national health crisis.

  • Assembly Majority Leader Talks About Long Term Care Facilities And Opening The State

    Republican Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke joins us to talk about support for long term care facilities, the CARES Act, coronavirus relief, and the possibility of a new statewide emergency rule.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Kelli Thompson Guest
  • Jim Steineke Guest

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