Evers: More time, money may be needed for youth corrections overhaul


Gov.-elect Tony Evers says more time and money will likely be needed to complete an overhaul of the state's youth prison system.
The Legislature in March approved an $80 million plan to close the state's troubled Lincoln Hills youth prison and move juvenile offenders to new regional facilities by January 2021.
Evers, responding to concerns about the timetable and budget from plan co-author Rep. Michael Schraa, R-Oshkosh, said there may need to be a request for additional time. He added that likely not enough money was allocated.
"The governor and the Legislature on behalf of the people of Wisc...

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