Local & Regional
Wed June 10, 2009
New Oklahoma Jails
By Associated Press
Oklahoma City, OK – Voters approve jails in 2 counties
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Voters have approved new jails in two Oklahoma counties.
Washita County residents voted in favor of a three-quarter-cent sales tax that will go toward building a new jail and renovating the current one.
In Washington County, voters passed a measure that will create a quarter-cent sales tax for a new county jail there.
Elsewhere, a proposal to fund a new ambulance in Seiling passed.
And a proposition to renew a sales tax to renovate Cordell Memorial Hospital was approved by voters in Washita County.
Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com
Copyright 2009 The Associated Press