Arkansas Counties Putting Pressure on State for Inmate Funds

Albanese, Elizabeth
September 2000
Bond Buyer;09/29/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30986, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of Pulaski County, Arkansas to begin billing the state Department of Corrections for the cost of transporting inmates being held in its jail to state prisons. Debate over which level of government should bear the transportation cost; Bond sales for prisons.


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