Committee approves $53.2 million for juvenile corrections

February 19, 2019

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Legislature’s budget-setting committee has approved a 2.2 percent increase to $53.2 million for state Department of Juvenile Corrections.

The budget approved Tuesday is slightly more than requested by both the agency and Gov. Brad Little.

The amount includes about $3 million in federal funds.

Included in the budget is $720,000 for replacement items and $680,000 for an increase in employee pay.