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Yakima County Corrections to Cut Inmate Population by 15 Next Year

YAKIMA, Wa -  Administrators at the Yakima County Jail getting the go ahead to lower the inmate population.

County commissioners gave approval to end contracts with bremerton and fife counties starting next year in a meeting this morning.

This will allow the County Jail to lower the general population at the jail by 15 inmates.  The contracts with the two counties are worth a little more than 383-thousand dollars a year in revenue.

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