Legislature's Judiciary panel advances pair of bills aimed at easing prison overcrowding
State Sen. Brad Ashford
Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — State juvenile detention centers in Kearney and Geneva seem much more likely to remain open after a public hearing Thursday in the Nebraska Legislature.
A bill that proposes closing the costly centers to fund other methods of helping juvenile offenders drew an overflow crowd to the Judiciary Committee.
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