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Taxpayers may pay $69,000 to house inmates

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Governor’s draft budget omits key closed county jail funding

By Meaghan Downs

Anderson County taxpayers may be on the hook for more than $69,000 in additional expenses to house its inmates and pay their emergency medical costs should the governor’s current budget pass.
Jailer Joani Clark said the $69,000 Anderson County usually receives in bail allotment funding is simply not there in the governor’s biennial budget, which is proposing a overall 5 percent cut to the Department of Corrections.


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