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Opponents Rally Against New Jail

A local citizens’ group, Stop the Jail,  gathered in front of  the County Building on Fair Street Monday morning, to rally against a new jail in Prescott.  A small crowd of  activists  numbering between 80 and 100,  held signs and conducted an orderly  march in front of the building while the Board of Supervisors met

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Jail Opponents to Rally

Opposition to a new county jail in Prescott is now organized and growing.  A coalition of concerned citizens  has scheduled a  Rally Against the Jail,  Monday,  August 3rd,  outside the County  Building, 1015 Fair Street, from 8:30 to 11:00am. The Rally was originally scheduled to coincide with a Special Meeting on the jail set by the

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Prescott Rally’s Against New Jail

A rally against the proposal to build a new 144 bed jail and judicial complex in Prescott drew upwards of 60 opponents Friday morning to the proposed site on Prescott Lakes Parkway. The County Board of Supervisors originally scheduled July 17th as the ceremonial ground breaking for the new jail, but cancelled the event at

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Let’s Change the “Use It or Lose It” Policy

Currently, Yavapai County has a ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ policy under which the departments must return any unspent monies instead of being allowed to “roll over” the funding to the next budget year. This creates incentives for bureaucrats to spend any remaining budget on low priority expenditures to avoid cuts in the following year’s budget. For instance, department

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