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70 Million: When “Bail Reform” Isn’t

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This week on Making Contact, we look at Bail Reform in the state of Texas with the help of our podcast partners 70 Million. For conservative lawmakers and bail reform advocates have long debated what bail reform can look like for those who cannot afford to bail themselves out of jail.

Image Credit: Photo by Brandon Allen

Image Caption: Monique Joseph stands in front of the  A. M. “Mac” Stringfellow Unit (previously Ramsey II Unit) a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison. Her husband has been locked away in the Stringfellow Unit for the past six years.

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  • Geronimo Gonzalez
  • Governor Greg Abbott
  • Kasey Allen
  • Attorney Insha Rahman
  • Monique Joseph


70 Million Staff: Andrea Henderson, Reporter

The Making Contact Team

  • Host: Monica Lopez
  • Interim Executive Director: Jessica Partnow
  • Staff Producers: Anita Johnson, Amy Gastelum, Salima Hamirani


Music Credits:

Blue Dot Session – Bedroll

Phase 2 – Xylo Ziko

Audiobinger – The Garden State

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Author: Radio Project

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