Two jails: same population, $20 million budget gap

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http://www.accessatlanta.com/ajc/metro/atlanta/0403/17fulton.html Atlanta's Fulton County Commission wants to know whether county sheriff Jackie Barrett is mismanaging her $78 million budget and whether mismanagement has created an unsafe jail, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Barrett wants a higher budget, but commissioners want to see whether the jail is using "best practices" to get the most for its money . . .

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