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Sheriff Says Jail Expansion is Needed, But Opposition Mounts

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The Washington County sheriff has spent the last few months going before the Quorum Court to make his case for a $38 million jail expansion project that would be funded through a new tax, but opposition to the proposal is mounting. Residents and activists say they would like the county to invest in more alternatives to incarceration instead of an expansion. 

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