Gov. announces domestic violence investment

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says 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.

Interactive: Gov. Walker's 2013-15 Budget Proposals

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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