Eight of the nine Democratic candidates running for two open state Senate seats in Dane County pledged to back a series of proposals aiming to overhaul aspects of the criminal justice system in Wisconsin during a forum Tuesday. https://t.co/sfUsQhZHTY — Wisconsin State Journal (@WiStateJournal) July 29, 2020
Wisconsin lawmaker votes first, asks questions later https://t.co/xp9wMLN9VW — Patrick Marley (@patrickdmarley) June 10, 2020
Passel of sh*tty bills would expand WI prison population by thousands https://t.co/3SeLbQjAii — Sharky Sarah (@s3bland57) February 21, 2020
State Rep. Jimmy Anderson (D-Fitchburg) and State Sen. Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) are circulating the bill for cosponsors; a similar bill from the 2017-18 session was introduced but never got a committee hearing or a vote.
[Sen. Alberta] Darling’s spokesman, Bob Delaporte, said the senator proposed the bill because Smunt is one of her constituents.