Lisa Matteur, an Outreach Librarian at the Madison Public Library and Talib Akbar, a former solitary inmate joined Brian Standing in the WORT studios to talk about the movement to eliminate the use of solitary confinement in Wisconsin.
What are the details of the jail resolution passed last night by the Dane County Board’s Public Protection and Judiciary Committee? What’s next? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find our more!
Does Dane County need a bigger, better jail? Even at a 135 million dollar price tag? Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney joined us to review the options and need for a new facility.