ND House advances bill to upgrade the women’s prison
Published: Feb. 21, 2023 at 8:43 PM CST
BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - The House of Representatives advanced a bill that would upgrade the women’s prison Tuesday.
The House voted to approve the Department of Corrections budget, which includes $160 million for a new women’s correctional facility in Mandan. The old facility in New England would become a residential treatment center.
The budget passed by a vote of 60-34. Next, it heads to the Senate.
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