Smith County commissioner's court votes to put check registers online

The Smith County Commissioner's voted unanimously to open up the county checkbooks to taxpayers and voters today. They'll be putting the check registers online on the Smith County commissioner's website.

The commissioners have also approved a feasibility study for a Public Defender's office; approved an independent review of county operations by the Texas Comptroller's office and appointed commissioner JoAnn Fleming as the project manager during session today.

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