One of the measures on the Iowa City ballot this election is to vote yes or no for a new "justice center," which I think is basically a nicer-sounding name than "jail" or "prison." Voting yes would mean adding a few more jail cells to the ones already existing at the courthouse.
|Here's what it would look like. The new justice center is the glass, rectangular addition to the courthouse.|
A history of the proposed Johnson County justice center
Vote yes for Justice Center
Vote no for new jail in downtown Iowa City
Justice Center proposal needs three changes