Bridgeport juvenile detention center vote delayed

Gov. Jodi Rell has delayed a vote on a proposed Bridgeport juvenile detention center that had been scheduled for Friday.Instead, she's given the city one

HARTFORD - Gov. Jodi Rell has delayed a vote on a proposed Bridgeport juvenile detention center that had been scheduled for Friday.

Instead, she's given the city one month to find a suitable alternative to the planned Virginia Avenue location before a vote by the State Bond Commission.

The delay comes after Park City officials and residents held a protest at the state Capitol saying they were opposed to the plan.

The group called "De-Rail The Jail" claims the city was not properly informed of the plans until recently and that more public hearings are necessary.

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