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Barbed wire surrounds the Biggs Forensic Center, a ward for the most dangerous patients, at the Fulton State Hospital. If a $600 million bonding plan passes through the Missouri State legislature, the hospital will receive a new facility that would make conditions safer for employees and patients in Biggs and Guhleman Forensic Centers.

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Missouri Senate advances bonding plan on Fulton State Hospital

Missouri School for the Deaf included in project upgrade list

Construction of a new Fulton State Hospital moved one step closer to reality Thursday when the Missouri Senate gave first-round approval to a $600 million bonding plan that includes about $200 million for the Fulton project.

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