Dane County May Opt for Gradual Jail Renovation

DANE COUNTY, Wis. — Four months after they rejected a $150 million proposal to construct a new jail, Dane County, Wis., board members are now leaning toward a gradual overhaul of the county’s existing correctional infrastructure. The sweeping renovation would address a number of current deficiencies, including the lack of proper facilities for mentally ill inmates and programming space, as well as safety issues.

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