Blount County isn’t getting paid for housing federal inmates during federal government shutdown

Another reason, among many, why it isn’t a good idea to house pretrial detainee inmates in the Blount County jail.  The arsenic gravy on top of the horse biscuit is that the Blount County Sheriff’s Office didn’t even know about this until the press contacted them.

https://www.wbir.com/article/news/10investigates-some-county-jails-not-getting-thousands-of-dollars-per-day-during-shutdown/51-eefbc652-247f-4653-95de-9062ec48c9f6

2 thoughts on “Blount County isn’t getting paid for housing federal inmates during federal government shutdown

  1. Please know what your talking about before you make an article. Our local county jail, gets paid a certain time of the year. They are not on a biweekly or even a monthly basis. This site is about credible as CNN now. Yall should hire Jim Acosta.

    • This is commentary on a 10Investigates story, not an original story published by this website. If something isn’t factually correct, please explain. Furthermore, contact the author of the story and explain your concerns about the story.

      Your IP address: 96.4.69.77, static-77-69-4-96.blount.tn.ena.net appears to be government. Are you posting here while on the clock, using taxpayer property and/or internet service?

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