How do we break the country’s love affair with incarceration? Prison reform is a growing interest for both Democrats and Republicans now – but how much common ground is there? Is there a bridge between Republicans wanting to spend less money and Democrats wanting better care and less incarceration? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Lauren-Brooke Eisen from the Brennan Center on bipartisanship in prison reform.
What can we expect from the DA’s decision on the Tony Robinson officer involved shooting? How will the community respond? How do national politicians feel about mass incarceration? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
On the Monday, August 5th Buzz, WI Center for Investigative Journalism reporter Matt Barnidge gives Buzz listeners a preview of his report on the Wisconsin Association of Homicide Investigations’ Cold Case Squad.
On April 1st, 2013, Mario Koran, from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, talked to WORT about how the state’s GPS tracking of offenders is falling short. After being released from prison many former inmates on parole wear a Global Positioning System (GPS) ankle monitor. A tracking device, which for some, will be around their […]