Gov.-elect Tony Evers wants to cut Wisconsin’s prison population in half. Is that even possible?

Investing in people, not prisons, is what Gov.-elect Tony Evers believes the state of Wisconsin should be doing. During his 2018 gubernatorial campaign, Evers was vocal about criminal justice reform, outlining a number of policies he would like to see changed and saying that reducing the prison population by 50 percent is a “goal that’s worth accomplishing.”