Missouri falls six months behind in paying county jail bills

The Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC) has dropped about six months behind in county jail reimbursements. Spokesperson Karen Pojmann says prior to November 2016, the state lacked appropriate review of its jail payment process, leading to uncertainty in how a $19 million shortfall accumulated. “In recent months, we have dedicated staff to auditing all of the … Continue reading Missouri falls six months behind in paying county jail bills