The COVID-19 stimulus package is more than 5,000 pages long. It contains stimulus checks up to $600 for many Americans, and assists small businesses and renters. It also contains provisions tangentially related to COVID-19, including things like funding two new Smithsonian museums and tax breaks for NASCAR racing. Wisconsin’s congressional delegation was split neatly on […]
Restorative justice is an alternative to the traditional model of our law-and-order system that focuses on rehabilitation and reconciliation rather than punishment. The Dane County Community Restorative Court is a local initiative that uses a restorative justice model to resolve young adult misdemeanor law violations in South Madison. Since its founding in 2014, the CRC has […]
In the last installment of her month-long series on the topic of forgiveness, what forgiveness means to all different people, and “unforgive-mess,” Wednesday host Lilada Gee talks about restorative justice as a form of forgiveness. Her guests are District 23 Supervisor Shelia Stubbs, and Ron Johnson, Coordinator for the Dane County Community Restorative Courts. And, […]
What is the Dane County Community Restorative Court? Today Bert Zipperer hosts a discussion on restorative justice in Dane County Courts and CRC, an official program of Dane County Dept of Health and Human Services Bert is joined by Ron Johnson, coordinator of the CRC, as well as PeaceKeeper Circle Keepers Emanuel Scarbrough, Caroline Warner, […]
This Week on Mel & Floyd: Floyd comes back to recount his miserable radio career, You can’t spell Nass without Ass, RoJo’s BB brain, The Civil Service by Ken Burns, Dinner With Trump dot org, and so much more as two old friends trade jabs at the expense of topical politics and listenable radio!
8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing visits with former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold regarding his battle to win back his seat in the Senate, lost to the incumbent Ron Johnson 6 years ago. But first, before going head to head with Johnson, Feingold must win the Democratic primary, on August 9, in a face-off against Scott Harbach […]