Are Waco residents prepared to pay for tough on crime policies?

By Alan Bean

Over at Grits for Breakfast, Scott Henson has a great post on the high cost of Waco’s tough on crime policies for McLennan County tax payers.   According to the Waco Tribune Herald, “One of every four dollars is now being spent to house and care for inmates — up from $900,000 in fiscal year 2009 and destined to hit as much as $5.5 million this fiscal year.”