Strong feelings persist on jail

Location, size and funding draw ire from local officials, residents

Ellen Kreth-
Posted 10/19/22

Madison County Quorum Court members are asking voters to nearly double the county’s sales and use tax – increasing it by 1.75% – during the Nov. 8 General Election to fund a jail and its maintenance and operations after the Washington County Detention Center canceled its contract to house Madison County detainees in December.

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