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Tribune reporterA town hall meeting to discuss a proposed federal immigrant detention center in the south suburbs was called off today due to security concerns related to the NATO summit, officials said. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. postponed the meeting at the Crete-...
Los Angeles TimesAs prisons go, the detention center that opened in southern Texas last week may be a pleasant surprise for illegal immigrants and others awaiting possible deportation. Behind tall walls, the grassy compound offers inmates a salad bar, a library with...
There's something wrong with our nationwide prison system when the Corrections Corporation of America, which runs private prisons, offers $250 million in a proposal to 48 states to buy up state prisons with several provisos -- one of which is states...
Tribune reporterDozens of residents crowded Crete’s Village Hall today as they decried a proposal to bring an immigration detention center to town. During a regularly scheduled village board meeting, which did not have any matters relating to the proposed...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers plan to keep discussing prisons, jobs, the courts, drugs and budgets today. The House Economic Affairs Committee leads things off at 8:30 a.m. with a dozen bills on the agenda, including an onsite sewage treatment...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — The National Institute on Money in State Politics is highlighting the contributions of private prison companies to Florida politicians in its latest report, just as the Senate prepares to take up a massive prison privatization plan...
(CNN) -- A total of 46 inmates were injured during a prison riot at the North Fork Correctional Facility in western Oklahoma, but there were no fatalities, prison officials said Wednesday. Multiple fights had broken out in the 2,500-bed facility on...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy David Royse, The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, Oct. 26, 2011…..The Commission on Ethics on Wednesday dismissed a complaint filed by a union that alleged conflict of interest by Gov. Rick Scott in the move to privatize prisons....
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has decided not to appeal a recent court ruling that knocked down the state's plans to privatize 29 prisons in South Florida, a major setback for companies like Boca Raton-based GEO and Nashville-based Corrections...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Florida policymakers' push to privatize a huge part of its prison system has drawn the wrath of the Teamsters, which announced Wednesday that it had filed an ethics compliant against Gov. Rick Scott. The complaint with the Florida...
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