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By Dale Brown
The Journal 

Blankenship shares update

 

Last updated 1/17/2023 at 8:16am



RITZVILLE — Adams County Commissioner Dan Blankenship provided an update Jan. 10 on state legislative priorities and their potential impact on the county.

During the commissioners’ meeting, he discussed the governor’s budget and its focus on affordable housing, as well as certain state congressional bills addressing jails.

Proposed legislation would set higher minimum wages for jail workers and limits on inmate solitary confinement.

Anticipated legislation would also make changes to certain voting processes.

If passed, the changes could require counties to expand the size of local...



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