Hodgson says he hopes the legislature will pass a different bill that would O.K. the move with the governor’s approval.
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“The governor would simply have to give approval on 90 days’ notice. And this instance, this isn’t something we would be doing tomorrow, because obviously they’re in the middle of the rescue effort,” Hodgson said. “There’s a lot to be looked at and planned. We have to talk to FEMA and I’ve got calls into sheriffs in that region.”
Sheriff Hodgson says his proposal would require FEMA and other federal relief funds to cover the cost of transportation and inmate supervision.
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