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Billings Applauds Governor Bill Signing

Governor Scott Walker signed a bill this week that would save the city

of La Crosse thousands of dollars a year. State Representative Jill Billings introduced the Inmate Transfer Bill after meeting with La Crosse Police and the county sheriff's department about the increasing cost of housing municipal prisoners.

 

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Last year, La Crosse county increased its fee from $55 a day to $90 a day per prisoner. Now, sending some inmates to Houston County will save La Crosse quite a bit of money per year.

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