Building at former psychiatric hospital in Hastings eyed as option for housing prisoners
Sen. Brad Ashford says that using the Hastings building may help ease the congestion in state prisons.
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Nebraska lawmakers may spare a former Hastings Regional Center building from the wrecking ball to help ease prison overcrowding.
Members of the Judiciary Committee talked Wednesday about potentially using the building to house prisoners undergoing mental health and substance abuse treatment.
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