For new jail deal, Villines wants cities to pay more

Posted: June 22, 2014 at 3:55 a.m.

Inmates walk around the exercise yard recently at the Pulaski County jail in Little Rock. The county judge and the mayors of the cities that contribute to the jail’s budget are in talks on how to proceed after their funding pact expires Aug. 1.

Pulaski County Judge Buddy Villines wants each of the county's seven cities to pay 5 percent more next year to help run the county jail as part of a new five-year intergovernmental contract.


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