Noon Wednesday: Should Wisconsin Inmates Pay-To-Stay?

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Noon Wednesday: Should Wisconsin Inmates Pay-To-Stay?

By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now

September 18, 2019 • South Central Region

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There’s a price to pay when someone is sent to jail in Wisconsin, literally. We spoke with Dee Hall from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism about their recent analysis increasing practice of charging inmates for their stay in jail. Are these fees necessary to pay to for the facilities that house inmates? Or, do they violate the rights of the incarcerated?


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