Wisconsin To Open New Prisons, Holding Facility

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http://www.madison.com/wisconsinstatejournal/local/53248.php Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle will sign a budget allowing for opening of two new prisons and measrues intended to reduce the need for prison space and expand prisoner rehabilitation efforts, says the Wisconsin State Journal. "I don't expect to open any more new prisons in Wisconsin as long as I'm governor," he said. New prisons in Chippewa Falls and New Lisbon, set to open in April 2004, are expected to make room for about half of the 2 . . .

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