Spotlight: Bail reform proposed again

Wisconsin Spotlight | Jan. 9, 2023

By M.D. Kittle

MADISON — State Rep. Cindi Duchow has been on a crusade for years to tighten up Wisconsin’s bail laws, and the effort began close to home.

“I have been working on this a long time,” the Delafield Republican told Empower Wisconsin last week. “It started mainly when a man on my street was charged with molesting his grandchildren and was out on ($75,000) bail. For several months he was free.”

A school bus stop was located close to the man’s home.

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