Lawmakers to revise juvenile corrections plan


Corrections would no longer face a hard deadline of July 1, 2020, to close Lincoln Hills to provide flexibility for the opening of new juvenile facilities under a substitute amendment lawmakers plan to introduce today, Rep. Michael Schraa told
The amendment to the juvenile corrections plan a bipartisan group of lawmakers released last week would address several concerns from the Wisconsin Counties Association, the Department of Corrections and others.
That includes:
*Allowing for a more flexible timeline for counties to construct new facilities;
*Adding more county representat...

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