WED PM Update: Evers says his budget will include ‘building blocks’ for reducing prison population

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-- Gov.-elect Tony Evers, who said during the campaign he wanted to reduce the state's prison population, will put "building blocks" in his budget to work toward that goal.
But he told it's unlikely his budget will include a target for reducing the number of prisoners in Wisconsin.
Evers also said in the interview he has questions if a new prison is needed to replace the correctional facility in Green Bay.
Various proposals have been floated in recent years to replace the prison, which opened in 1898 and houses...

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