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Tennessee 28th District Update

Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 106

7 Legislative Preview: Improving Juvenile Justice System

We are preparing for a busy 2023 Legislative Session in Nashville where we will address a variety of important issues facing Tennesseans including improvements to Tennessee’s juvenile justice system.

Following allegations of abuse and ongoing insufficient resources and facilities at the Wilder Youth Development Center, the Senate and House speakers formed the Joint Ad Hoc Committee on Juvenile Justice to examine the specific challenges at the Wilder Youth Development Center and the broader juvenile justice system in Tennessee. The com...


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