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County board seeks grant for half of indigent defense program


November 10, 2017


BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners Wednesday approved a county indigent defense system plan that requests a grant of $112,254.

The total indigent defense system cost is pegged at $214,386, with the local contribution set at $102,132.

The county board approved the public defender plan without much comment.

Commissioners were told the deadline for the application for funding for the program is Nov. 20.

Gogebic County Circuit Court Judge Michael Pope earlier this year formed a committee to deal with the plan that the county was re...

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