New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to save $50 million by consolidating the state's 25 juvenile detention facilities, which has hundreds of empty beds. That puts him in conflict with lawmakers and union leaders who want to protect jobs — and with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who wants the state to hand over control of juvenile detention to local officials.
N.Y. Looks To Consolidate Juvenile Detention Facilities
By Joel Rose • Apr 13, 2011