Press Releases Referencing Department of Corrections

Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker Neglects Wisconsin, Ignores Problems Facing Lincoln Hills

"Gov. Walker and his administration should stop ignoring the workers and children at Lincoln Hills and work to face the problems there head-on," said Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Martha Laning.

Evan Goyke

Rep. Goyke to Lead Juvenile Justice Reform

In lieu of gubernatorial leadership on this important issue, the legislature must act.

Evan Goyke
David Bowen

Rep. Bowen statement on Corrections budget request for Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake

The Department’s request guarantees Wisconsin will remain out of compliance with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act.

Lena Taylor

Statement on Wisconsin’s Compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act

“Our goal should be full compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act.”

Lena Taylor

Sen. Taylor appointed to recidivism reduction committee

There are currently over 22,000 inmates incarcerated in Wisconsin prisons and over 66,000 individuals on probation or parole.

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