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MADISON, Wis. — Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) and Rep. Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) announced plans for a Correctional Farm Consolidation near Fox Lake have been halted.
The Department of Corrections said recently it does not intend to proceed with the project to construct a consolidated dairy farm and manure digester on lands within the Fox Lake Correctional Institute.Read more
Eu Claire, Wis. — A bid notice was issued for a $59 million, 183,000-square-foot Eu Claire County Jail. Included in the price tag is the remodeling of the 68,000-square-foot Eu Claire County Courthouse.Read more
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin needs to spend $1.2 billion to update prison facilities and expand bed capacity during the next 10 years to tackle aging facilities and overcrowding systemwide, according to a recent study.
NEW YORK — The Council of State Governments Justice Center selected the leading judges of Delaware, Idaho, New Hampshire and Wisconsin to participate in the Chief Justices’ Criminal Justice Mental Health Leadership Initiative.
Part of the Council of State Governments’ Criminal Justice Mental Health Consensus Project, the leadership initiative was developed to help State Supreme Court justices improve criminal justice system responses to individuals with mental health issues.Read more