Thursday, August 30, 2007
Governor Wants State Takeover of County Jails
Governor Baldacci has proposed the state takeover of county jails. This plan would encompass the closure of jails in Oxford, Franklin, Piscataquis and Waldo counties. For more information read the online article on WMTW.com (August 30, 2007) entitled "Baldacci Proposes State Takeover Of County Jails" and the posting on the Maine.gov website entitled "Governor Outlines Plans for Single State Corrections System" (August 30, 2007).