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#ncga: Bids? We don’t need no stinkin’ bids !!!

There is an interesting pattern developing among the honorables on Jones Street.  All of a sudden here, we have various honorables introducing legislation trying to exempt their local sheriff from state requirements to seek competitive bids, advertise the process, and basically be transparent in their…

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#ncga: YET ANOTHER screwy deal on jail food service

What is it with cutting special insider deals on feeding jail inmates?  We reported earlier on an effort in the House to seek a no-bid deal for food service to the Alamance County jail.   Now, it appears Rep. Julia Howard (a/k/a Richard Morgan’s great-great-grandma)…