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9/8/03

Lubbock County Budget Approved

The Lubbock County Budget for 2004 will be $40,655,211. The budget includes the creation of an Elections Department and new voting equipment. A large portion of the budget also goes toward housing of overflow prisoners at neighboring jails. It also includes a 7-cent tax rate increase to pay out the first phase of the bond for the new jail.

Last year, the same general fund budget was $37,500,000.

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