Dem Goyke aims to close Lincoln Hills, convert it into adult treatment center

Dem Goyke aims to close Lincoln Hills, convert it into adult treatment center
One Dem lawmaker is pushing a bill to regionalize the state’s youth prisons.
The legislation, from Rep. Evan Goyke, is one of three bills the Milwaukee Dem introduced today aimed at overhauling aspects of the state’s criminal justice system.
The bill to shutter the juvenile prison comes after an earlier Dem bill, from Rep. Chris Taylor and Sen. Lena Taylor, that would require the Department of Corrections to permanently close the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and the Copper Lake School for Girls within a year after ...

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