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The Mountain Eagle

"Section 219 is Rogers' way of fast tracking this prison by ramming it through. How stupid does he think we Letcher Countians are? But I suppose we shouldnt be surprised because fast tracking has become common practice in the Kentucky State Legislature."


Artie Ann Bates, MD, Blackey, KY


The News Press

"The upfront cost of building this prison is half a billion dollars. Then, it will cost about $56 million thereafter, for as long as it stands, and paid for by taxpayers' federal income tax dollars."


- Concerned Letcher Countians,

Artie Ann Bates, MD, Secretary Blackey, KY

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