FAC News Clips - July 21, 2017

Submitted by tkusmierz on Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:48

Okeechobee News
Okeechobee County commissioners back jail improvements
The Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners endorsed Thursday an expansion of the aging, overcrowded Okeechobee County Jail at a cost of $31.8 million.  The option chosen is a new jail pod, renovations of two existing pods, the medical clinic and kitchen, the administration offices for the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office and the Alderman Building.

FAC News Clips - July 12, 2017

Submitted by tkusmierz on Wed, 07/12/2017 - 16:38

WTVX Palm Beach

Palm Beach County voters asking to unregister due to privacy concerns

Privacy concerns have some Palm Beach County voters threatening to give up their right to vote. The backlash stems from an information request from President Donald Trump's committee to investigate voter fraud. While 40 states denied the request Monday, Florida agreed to send information that's already public record. This includes age, birthday and party affiliation.