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7/25/07

Sheriff Says Lubbock's New Jail Requires Budget Increase

Sheriff David Gutierrez has requested $14.1 million for Lubbock's new jail. He says that's how much it will cost to operate. He made his request during budget hearings Wednesday.

The current jail budget is $12.8 million. Gutierrez says moving into the new jail and hiring new employees will be costly.

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