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Bud Armstrong: First priority is taxpayers

Wendy Smith
Government/Politics columnist

Lawyer jokes aside, one of Bud Armstrong’s priorities as Knox County law director is saving taxpayers money. He described changes that have resulted in savings at last week’s Council of West Knox County Homeowners meeting.

Worker’s comp cases have been brought in-house, saving the county $200,000. The number of cases has dropped dramatically, and the county is now actuarially sound, he said.

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