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Travis County agrees to take Hays County prisoners

Hays County has a prisoner problem, and it’s looking to its neighbor to the north, Travis County, for help. Hays is in the process of expanding its jail to house more inmates. In the meantime, it’s asked to send some…

Hays County delays jail bond election

Pressed for time and with numerous unresolved issues, Hays County Commissioners postponed calling a $188 million bond election for November that would have funded a new jail, a co-located 911 center, a law enforcement center and a training hub. In…

Hays County poised to call $188M bond election for new jail

Hays County officials say a new jail is needed now, and they want to put the question to voters. The jail, plus a communications facility and law enforcement center, could cost up to $188.5 million, and Hays County Commissioners seemed…

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