Brownback visits Ellsworth Correctional Facility

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Gov. Sam Brownback, right, visits with his cousin, Ellsworth banker Dave Brownback, center, and Johnnie Goddard, KDOC deputy secretary for facilities management, during a visit to Ellsworth Correctional Facility Wednesday afternoon.

      Gov. Sam Brownback praised the relationship between Ellsworth and the Ellsworth Correctional Facility during a brief visit Wednesday afternoon.
     “The community of Ellsworth and this area has long supported this facility in a great way and I appreciate that,” Brownback said. “It shows what you’ve got done.”
     Brownback also commented on the possibility of returning the housing program to ECF and pay increases for state correctional officers.
     Read more of Brownback’s comments in the Thursday, Oct. 22, Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter.

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