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Pinellas County sheriff receives half million more for federal prisoner housing

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The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has run into some unexpected funding for its federal prisoner housing — $542,080, appropriated from the U.S. Marshals Service. The money was added to the county’s fiscal year 2015 general fund budget on Aug. 4 by the Board of County Commissioners. Thanks to an amended service agreement with the USMS, which was made on Feb. 26 of this year, the PCSO now receives $88 per day, per federal prisoner housed. That’s an increase of $8 per…

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