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September 19, 2017

 

Many Vigo County residents held up signs like this throughout the council meeting Monday night.

Vigo Co. Council Tables Vote On Income Tax Hike

Vigo County taxpayers will have to wait a little while longer to see if they’ll have to pay a higher local income tax to help fund a new jail.

September 18, 2017

 

Terre Haute

Vigo County Poised To Vote On 1% Income Tax Increase

A quarter percent of the increase is temporary, and meant to pay for a proposed $60 million county jail.

September 15, 2017

 

Vigo County Council member Brendan Kearns

Vigo County Residents Voice Concerns Over Plans For New Jail

Vigo County residents gathered Thursday evening for a public forum to discuss plans for a new county jail.

June 21, 2017

 

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Vigo Councilman Gets Public Opinion On New Jail In Online Survey

Vigo County Councilman Brendan Kearns is continuing public discussion on new jail through a survey on Facebook.

June 13, 2017

 

The latest proposed jail location is farmland on the corner of Springhill Drive and Indiana 63 across from the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute.

Officials Looking At New Vigo Co. Jail Site Near U.S. Penitentiary

The newest location is farmland on the corner of Springhill Drive and Indiana 63 across from the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute.

May 19, 2017

 

Vigo County Jail Sergeant Troy Ramsey points out some of the problems at the current Vigo County Jail.

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ May 19, 2017

What happens to renters when an apartment complex is facing foreclosure, the controversy surrounding a new Vigo County jail and antibiotic resistance.

May 19, 2017

 

A bench in the current Vigo County Jail in Terre Haute.

Tension Mounting In Vigo County As Officials Debate Proposed Jail

Progress on the a proposed new Vigo County Jail is stalled as county and Terre Haute officials spar over the location.

May 11, 2017

 

Proposed Vigo County Jail Site

Commissioners Withdraw Proposed Vigo County Jail Site

Vigo County Commissioners announced Wednesday their decision to withdraw their choice for the new jail at a site along the Wabash River.

March 9, 2017

 

Vigo Co. Jail

New Vigo County Jail Site, Tax Increases Stirring Controversy

Some are accusing the Terre Haute mayor of supporting the project only because he's hoping it will help his city's struggling budget.

March 8, 2017

 

Vigo Co. Jail

Ask The Mayor: Terre Haute’s Bennett On Jail Taxes And City Budget

Mayor Bennett says the tax increase is not to make the budget bigger, it's to pay for existing services that lost funding when revenues decreased.

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