Wis. gov announces domestic violence investment

Published On: Feb 13 2013 12:01:40 PM CST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -

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

The governor's office issued a statement Wednesday saying the budget will include $10.6 million for 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 larger shelter facility.