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January 25, 2018

 

Aerial shot of the Indiana Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis.

Lawmakers Consider Changing How Counties Plan Future Jails

The bill requires counties considering a new jail to first arrange a feasibility study to assess alternatives like housing inmates in a nearby county.

January 25, 2018

 

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Vigo Co. Hires Company To Conduct Jail, Justice System Review

The Vigo County commissioners have contracted a company to reassess a proposal for a new county jail.

January 10, 2018

 

Brendan Kearns in front of a yellow wall

Vigo Co. Council Member Announces Bid For County Commissioner Seat

Council member Brendan Kearns says he will focus on communication, economic development and accessibility during his campaign.

October 6, 2017

 

Vigo County resident Lisa Spence led the conversation at the Vigo County Public Library.

Vigo County Residents Meet To Discuss Jail Proposal

The Citizens for Better Government and the Vigo County Taxpayers Association held the meeting to consider the possible benefits of a needs assessment study.

September 28, 2017

 

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Vigo Co. Council Still Debating Cost, Funding Of Proposed New Jail

Last week, council members tabled a vote on a jail proposal after three hours of public comment. A new meeting date for the vote has not been set.

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

 

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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.

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