Dallas County Jail to Remain Self-Op

Dallas County (TX) commissioners have cancelled plans to privatize foodservice operations in the county’s jails, reports the Dallas Morning News. The county had begun the process of advertising for vendors in early February under the suggestion of Commissioner Ken Mayfield. However, once County Sheriff Lew Sterrett voiced reservations about the initiative, the other four county commissioners balked and voted 4-1 to cancel the RFP.

Mayfield, who was the only commissioner voting to go a

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