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Plan to fund, build $42M Milwaukee juvenile detention center in limbo

February 24, 2022

The Wisconsin Senate unanimously passed legislation to fund and build a new youth detention facility in Milwaukee. It would replace Lincoln Hills Juvenile Prison in northern Wisconsin. Hours before the vote, reporters asked Assembly Speaker Robin Vos if the assembly would vote on the measure this legislative session. “Unlikely, as we look at it, it’s… [Read More]