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Walker announces money to fight domestic violence

Published On: Feb 13 2013 11:55:25 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 13 2013 03:59:40 PM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

Gov. Scott Walker said his executive budget will include about $11 million to for two domestic abuse shelters.

The governor's office issued a statement Wednesday saying the budget will include $10.6 million to help build the Family Justice Center in Milwaukee. The center will provide shelter and social services for families trying to recover from domestic abuse.

The budget also will include $560,000 to help the Domestic Abuse Intervention Services Center in Madison build a new $5.8 million shelter facility.

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