State Budgeting Committee Declines Plans for Youth Prisons

By Frederica Freyberg, Kynala Phillips | Here & Now

February 15, 2020

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Wednesday the Joint Finance Committee voted against funding two new juvenile prisons meant to replace the controversial Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Schools. The decision to decline funds to the project pushes back the state’s goal of closing the two facilities by 2021.

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