3rd Washington Co. Court Would Create Money, Space Problems, DA says

If the new judge approved by the Washington County Commission is also approved by the state legislature, District Attorney General Tony Clark says he doesn't know where money for the related staff will come from -- or where they will sit. When the state funds new DA positions, the District Attorney General’s Conference decides what districts need those positions the most. Clark said he's requested positions in the past, but those haven't been approved for the past three years. “I have 19 employees in an area designed for probably 10,” and only one bathroom, he said. “I don’t have space for anybody else.” The Johnson City Press has more