Handcuffs on Jail Bars

Many Missouri counties will not be reimbursed for housing state prisoners

Many Missouri counties will not be reimbursed for state prisoners housed in their jails until 2018. The Joplin Globe reports the Legislature set aside about $40,000,000 for the reimbursement program this year, but Karen Pojmann with the Department of Corrections says the state ran out of the allocated money catching up with back payments before […]