Florida’s new prisons chief is promising wide-ranging changes amid the suspicious deaths of dozens of inmates in the state’s prisons.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s new prison chief on Monday inherited a deficit of about $60 million and a legal dispute over privatizing inmate health care that he says could put his agency much deeper […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge is blocking implementation of plans to privatize health care services in three of Florida’s four prison system regions. Circuit Judge John Cooper on Tuesday ruled that the Department of […]
The U.S. is locking up more illegal immigrants than ever, generating lucrative profits for the nation’s largest prison companies, and an Associated Press review shows the businesses have spent tens of millions of dollars lobbying lawmakers and contributing to campaigns.