11 Laid Off From Yakima County Jail
Another round of budget cuts results in more employee layoffs at the Yakima County Jail.
Eleven employees are being laid off in order to fill about a one million dollar budget shortfall in this year's budget.
So far, almost 100 people have been laid off since 2010, when a seven-year housing contract with the King County cities expired.
Yakima County Commissioners met this morning to adopt next year's jail budget, which includes shifting 3 million dollars from the road fund to the jail.