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Legislature Passes Jail Food Funding Bill

Updated: MONTGOMERY — Legislators gave final approval Thursday to the jail food funding practices that allowed one Alabama sheriff to buy a beach home and earned another the nickname “Sheriff Corndog” could soon be history.

The Senate agreed to changes made in the bill when it moved through the House earlier this week. It now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey. The bill would stop county sheriffs from pocketing leftover jail food funds and set new parameters for how county jail meal money is handled. . Read more.