Criminal justice coalition again pitching shared priorities for budget

Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times
Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times

A criminal justice coalition is pitching a series of shared priorities to the guv and lawmakers ahead of the 2023-25 budget, promoting a package of $99.6 million in initiatives.

It is the third time the coalition of district attorneys, assistant district attorneys, public defenders, the Director of State Courts and the Department of Justice have banded together to advocate for items they say are critical to maintaining the criminal justice system.

"It's a list of things that we all see as a critical investment to make sure we can keep doing the constitutional work," said Adam Plotkin, l...

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