Here and Now

Wisconsin’s Prisons Face Overcrowding

Clip: Season 1800 Episode 1801 | 4m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

In the midst of the budget work, Governor Evers signed a bill that will delay closing the Lincoln Hills youth prison until July of 2021. The Governor says more time is needed for construction of replacement facilities. Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism Dee Hall talks about the center’s new report on prisons and prison overcrowding.

Aired: 07/05/19

Rating: TV-G

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