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Mason County sheriff warns proposed budget cuts too deep into public safety
SHELTON, Wash. – A budget crisis in one South Sound community could mean drastic cuts to a host of public services. Mason County’s top cop is sounding the alarm, saying the proposed cuts to his budget could jeopardize public safety. The budget shortfall has been brewing for a while but now county departments are being told to find a way to help close a nearly $2 million gap.