Governor Hutchinson announced today that Craighead, Pulaski,
A criminal omnibus bill, passed as Act 423 earlier this year, mandated the creation of three units and Hutchinson earmarked $5 million for the operation of the facilities. Today, he announced that he would put an additional $1.4 million toward the CSUs, pending Arkansas Legislative Council approval.
The counties will be responsible for constructing or making available space for the 16-bed facilities.
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