Rep. Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville, Wednesday in Nashville questions Department of Children's Services Commissioner Kathryn O'Day, bottom right, about Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to close the Taft Youth Development Center. O'Day argued that the facility in Bledsoe County is the oldest and least efficient among the state's five juvenile jails.
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published Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
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NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's call for providing the most efficient services at the lowest cost ran into a wall of criticism Wednesday from members of his own party over his plans to shut down Taft Youth Development Center.