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Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order #43 Recreating the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Commission
Press Release

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order #43 Recreating the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Commission

"I am excited to recreate the Juvenile Justice Commission as a space for discussing innovations and best practices that Wisconsin should adopt across the entire spectrum of the juvenile justice system."

The State of Politics: Evers Respects His Agency Leaders
The State of Politics

Evers Respects His Agency Leaders

Walker at times ignored cabinet, made decisions for his political career.

The Contrarian: The Myth of Easy Prison Reform
The Contrarian

The Myth of Easy Prison Reform

It’s caused by misinformation about “non-violent offenders” and “crimeless revocations.”

Drunk Driving On Rise for Corrections Staff?

Drunk Driving On Rise for Corrections Staff?

State Corrections Secretary concerned about stress causing workers to abuse alcohol.

Cruel and Unusual: Rules Violations Cause 40% of Prison Admissions
Cruel and Unusual

Rules Violations Cause 40% of Prison Admissions

State figures show supervision violations, not new crimes, drive prison admissions.

Cruel and Unusual: Evers Faces Hurdles to Cutting Prisons
Cruel and Unusual

Evers Faces Hurdles to Cutting Prisons

Governor promised to cut prison population by 50%, but has so far made no progress.

Carr Promises Criminal Justice Reform

Carr Promises Criminal Justice Reform

“Just wait and see,” Corrections secretary says. But advocates are impatient for reform.

The State of Politics: Evers Too Slow on Prison Reform?
The State of Politics

Evers Too Slow on Prison Reform?

His budget expands prisons, doesn’t offer much reform, critics charge.

Legislators Resist Many Evers Proposals

Legislators Resist Many Evers Proposals

GOP push back on minimum wage, water quality, corrections worker wages, unemployment compensation and more.

6 Things to Know About Lincoln Hills

6 Things to Know About Lincoln Hills

A primer on how state’s youth prisons will be changed. Or not.

Plats and Parcels: Youth Correctional Center Planned for North Side
Plats and Parcels

Youth Correctional Center Planned for North Side

State facility at 6600 N. Teutonia would replace troubled Lincoln Hills center.

Evers Announces Youth Prison for City

Evers Announces Youth Prison for City

To be located on Teutonia Ave. and Mill Rd. Research shows facility near home enhances outcomes.

Gov. Evers Moves Forward on Plans to Close Lincoln Hills
Press Release

Gov. Evers Moves Forward on Plans to Close Lincoln Hills

"We are committed to getting kids out of Lincoln Hills and closer to home as soon as we safely and responsibly can."

Report Shows How to Handle Youth Offenders

Report Shows How to Handle Youth Offenders

As county looks for local approach to replace Lincoln Hills, could learn from New York’s success.

Evers Wants Pay Hike for Corrections Officers

Evers Wants Pay Hike for Corrections Officers

Aims to reduce staff shortage with more competitive pay.

Sensenbrenner Announces 2019 Service Academy Nominations
Press Release

Sensenbrenner Announces 2019 Service Academy Nominations

"I am honored to nominate these outstanding young men and women to our nation’s service academies."

State Rep. David Bowen Applauds New Governor Evers Visit to Lincoln Hills, Copper Lake
Press Release

State Rep. David Bowen Applauds New Governor Evers Visit to Lincoln Hills, Copper Lake

Highlights the contrast with leadership of the past

Murphy’s Law: Evers Embraces Expertise
Murphy’s Law

Evers Embraces Expertise

Hiring talented people, appointing expert advisors, who knew you could govern that way?

Governor-elect Evers Announces Key Cabinet Appointments
Press Release

Governor-elect Evers Announces Key Cabinet Appointments

"I’ve said all along that my goal is to build a Wisconsin where people come together to invest in a brighter future for everyone..."

Governor-elect Evers Announces Key Cabinet Appointments

Contribution to Chantia Lewis of $100

Governor-elect Evers Announces Key Cabinet Appointments

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $100