Wisconsin’s Prisons Face Overcrowding

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Wisconsin’s Prisons Face Overcrowding

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

July 7, 2019

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In the midst of the budget work, Governor Evers signed a bill that will delay closing the Lincoln Hills youth prison until July of 2021. The Governor says more time is needed for construction of replacement facilities. Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism Dee Hall talks about the center’s new report on prisons and prison overcrowding.


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