Budget cuts leave Boone County Jail hurting for money

Monday, May 24, 2010 | 3:27 p.m. CDT; updated 9:04 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 25, 2010

COLUMBIA — In a legislative move that has been compared to "stealing," the Missouri General Assembly last month approved as part of the state budget a 13 percent reduction in reimbursements to counties that house state prisoners.