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The Arizona Republic
A cut to school funding and other things to know about the Arizona budget planNick Oza/The Republic) The proposed budget includes $17 million for 1,000 extr
A cut to school funding and other things to know about the Arizona budget plan
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
Nick Oza/The Republic) The proposed budget includes $17 million for 1,000 extra beds at an Eloy private prison run by Corrections Corporation of America that opens in September. It would also lower the borrowing costs for private facilities... Read more
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Al.com
As Alabama debates $700 million prison plan CEO of private prison company shows up. Coincidence?speaker at Tuesday's Kiwanis Club of Birmingham meeting. Was it a coincidence
As Alabama debates $700 million prison plan CEO of private prison company shows up. Coincidence?
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
speaker at Tuesday's Kiwanis Club of Birmingham meeting. Was it a coincidence that Damon T. Hininger, president and CEO of Corrections Corporation of America was at Tuesday's lunch this week? One member of the audience who asked Hininger a... Read more
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Al.com
CEO of largest private corrections company to address Birmingham Kiwanis Clubvery profitable in the prison business, specifically the privatization of priso
CEO of largest private corrections company to address Birmingham Kiwanis Club
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
very profitable in the prison business, specifically the privatization of prisons. Damon T. Hininger, president and CEO of Corrections Corporation of America will speak to the Kiwanis this afternoon at the Harbert Center. CCA is the largest... Read more
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The Atlantic
How the ‘Evil Corporation’ Became a Pop-Culture Tropeis all too familiar, following the restructuring of schools in post-Katrina New
How the ‘Evil Corporation’ Became a Pop-Culture Trope
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
is all too familiar, following the restructuring of schools in post-Katrina New Orleans. Or, consider the very real Corrections Corporation of America, the largest supplier of private prisons. Founded just four years before RoboCop was... Read more
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The Hill
Divestment from private prisons and fossil fuels can workin December 2015, the University of California divested $25 million ​from the c
Divestment from private prisons and fossil fuels can work
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
in December 2015, the University of California divested $25 million ​from the country's largest private prison companies (Corrections Corporation of America, GEO Group and G4S). However, the UC continues to invest $425 million ​in one of the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Corrections Corporation building inmate job training facility in NichollsCorrections Corporation of America will hold a ceremonial invitation-only groun
Corrections Corporation building inmate job training facility in Nicholls
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
Corrections Corporation of America will hold a ceremonial invitation-only groundbreaking Thursday for a new $2.1 million vocational training center at its Coffee Correctional facility in Nicholls, Ga., where inmates who are nearing their release... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Imprisoned Ohio official settles lawsuit over slip and fallpuddle. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/1XFb6GN) a federal judge signed a
Imprisoned Ohio official settles lawsuit over slip and fall
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
puddle. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/1XFb6GN) a federal judge signed an order last week that says Jimmy Dimora and Corrections Corporation of America had settled the suit. Terms weren't released. Dimora sought at least $50,000 in... Read more
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The Times Leader
Imprisoned Ohio official settles lawsuit over slip and fallpuddle. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/1XFb6GN) a federal judge signed a
Imprisoned Ohio official settles lawsuit over slip and fall
The Times Leader / Posted 11 days ago
puddle. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/1XFb6GN) a federal judge signed an order last week that says Jimmy Dimora and Corrections Corporation of America had settled the suit. Terms weren't released. Dimora sought at least $50,000 in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Imprisoned Ohio official settles lawsuit over slip and fallpuddle. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/1XFb6GN) a federal judge signed a
Imprisoned Ohio official settles lawsuit over slip and fall
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 11 days ago
puddle. Cleveland.com reports (http://bit.ly/1XFb6GN) a federal judge signed an order last week that says Jimmy Dimora and Corrections Corporation of America had settled the suit. Terms weren't released. Dimora sought at least $50,000 in... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Ready to settle? No trial in Jimmy Dimora lawsuit after he slipped and fellfiled suit back in 2014 against the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, the Fed
Ready to settle? No trial in Jimmy Dimora lawsuit after he slipped and fell
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
filed suit back in 2014 against the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the Corrections Corporation of America, claiming he slipped and fell in a pool of water because his jailers failed to repair a... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Crowded prisonsproblem. First is a bill to reopen the Prairie Correctional Facility in Applet
Crowded prisons
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 12 days ago
problem. First is a bill to reopen the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton, built by the city in 1990, taken over by Corrections Corporation of America, a for-profit prison operation. The prison was closed in 2010, but sits... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado budget deal wins final nod, after fight on private prisonstalled the budget bill after Senate Democrats raised complaints. Sen. Mike Jo
Colorado budget deal wins final nod, after fight on private prison
Denver Post / Posted 15 days ago
stalled the budget bill after Senate Democrats raised complaints. Sen. Mike Johnston, D-Denver, noted that the state gave Corrections Corporation of America a cash infusion four years ago to keep the facility open and now it's back asking for more... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Senate OKs Colorado budget after vote to keep prison openduring a conference committee meeting this week, will give Democratic Gov. John
Senate OKs Colorado budget after vote to keep prison open
Greeley Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
during a conference committee meeting this week, will give Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper time to negotiate with Corrections Corporation of America. CCA runs the Kit Carson Correctional Center in Burlington as well as two other state... Read more
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Salon.com
The equation for a Hillary defeat is adding up: Her FBI probe plus Bernie’s huge gains in national polls should wake up Sanders skeptics2016 presidential campaign, lobbyists for two major prison companies are servin
The equation for a Hillary defeat is adding up: Her FBI probe plus Bernie’s huge gains in national polls should wake up Sanders skeptics
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
2016 presidential campaign, lobbyists for two major prison companies are serving as top fundraisers for Hillary Clinton. Corrections Corporation of America and the Geo Group could both see their fortunes turning if there are fewer people to lock... Read more
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CBS Denver
Senate OKs Colorado Budget After Vote To Keep Prison Openduring a conference committee meeting this week, will give Democratic Gov. John
Senate OKs Colorado Budget After Vote To Keep Prison Open
CBS Denver / Posted 15 days ago
during a conference committee meeting this week, will give Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper time to negotiate with Corrections Corporation of America. CCA runs the Kit Carson Correctional Center in Burlington as well as two other state... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado budget talks stumble after $3M request for rural prisonbillion state budget ahead of Friday's deadline for passage. The cash infusion
Colorado budget talks stumble after $3M request for rural prison
Denver Post / Posted 16 days ago
billion state budget ahead of Friday's deadline for passage. The cash infusion would increase how much the state pays Corrections Corporation of America to house inmates, allowing the company — the largest of its kind in the country — to keep... Read more
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Daily Princetonian
SPEAR leads referendum on divesting from private prisonsthat draw profit from incarceration, drug control and immigrant deportation pol
SPEAR leads referendum on divesting from private prisons
Daily Princetonian / Posted 16 days ago
that draw profit from incarceration, drug control and immigrant deportation policies.” These corporations include Corrections Corporation of America, The GEO Group, G4S and financial entities that exclusively contract correctional... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Corrections Corp. at 'BB+'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed all the ratings for Corre
Fitch Affirms Corrections Corp. at 'BB+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed all the ratings for Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW) and has assigned a new 'BBB-'/'RR1' rating to CXW's secured term loan. The Rating Outlook is Stable. A full list of ratings... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Guard from Missouri, 6 others accused in Kansas prison smuggling schemeCity, Missouri. He works at the Leavenworth, Kansas, Detention Center, which is
Guard from Missouri, 6 others accused in Kansas prison smuggling scheme
KOMU Columbia / Posted 18 days ago
City, Missouri. He works at the Leavenworth, Kansas, Detention Center, which is run by U.S. government through contractor Corrections Corporation of America. It is separate from the federal prison in Leavenworth. Authorities allege that the... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Prison guard, 2 inmates, 3 others face charges in alleged prison contraband schememethamphetamine, synthetic marijuana and alcohol and cigarettes into the Leaven
Prison guard, 2 inmates, 3 others face charges in alleged prison contraband scheme
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
methamphetamine, synthetic marijuana and alcohol and cigarettes into the Leavenworth Detention Center, operated by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). The criminal complaint filed Sunday in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan.,... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
CBC Pac is asked to cut ties with private prisonsare about 130 private prison companies and they have combined annual revenues o
CBC Pac is asked to cut ties with private prisons
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
are about 130 private prison companies and they have combined annual revenues of $3.3 billion. The two largest are Corrections Corporation of Ame-rica, which is based in Nashville, Tenn., and GEO Group, which is based in Boca Raton,... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
ACLU suit: Inmate at private Ohio prison denied hearing aidsaid in each ear. His current hearing aids no longer work and can't be repaired
ACLU suit: Inmate at private Ohio prison denied hearing aids
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 23 days ago
aid in each ear. His current hearing aids no longer work and can't be repaired. The suit contends the prison, owned by Corrections Corporation of America since 2012, should provide both replacements. It calls the state policy arbitrary. A... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
ACLU suit: Inmate at private Ohio prison denied hearing aidsaid in each ear. His current hearing aids no longer work and can't be repaired.
ACLU suit: Inmate at private Ohio prison denied hearing aids
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 23 days ago
aid in each ear. His current hearing aids no longer work and can't be repaired. The suit contends the prison, owned by Corrections Corporation of America since 2012, should provide both replacements. It calls the state policy arbitrary. A... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
ACLU suit: Inmate at private Ohio prison denied hearing aidsaid in each ear. His current hearing aids no longer work and can't be repaired.
ACLU suit: Inmate at private Ohio prison denied hearing aids
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
aid in each ear. His current hearing aids no longer work and can't be repaired. The suit contends the prison, owned by Corrections Corporation of America since 2012, should provide both replacements. It calls the state policy arbitrary. A... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
The "Shackle"facilities across the country, many of them in private facilities operated by G
The "Shackle"
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 23 days ago
facilities across the country, many of them in private facilities operated by GEO and another private corrections company, Corrections Corporation of America. Alternatives to detention programs have changed from focusing on social work to focusing... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Chaos breaks out at prison hearingbe a positive move, not only for Appleton and Swift County, but the entire stat
Chaos breaks out at prison hearing
Marshall Independent / Posted 26 days ago
be a positive move, not only for Appleton and Swift County, but the entire state. The privately-owned prison is now run by Corrections Corporation of America. The prison has been maintained by a handful of CCA workers over the years and is ready... Read more
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Raw Story
Why Trump’s support for private prisons and mass incarceration should worry youpose a threat to society. It’s both fitting and symbolic that our current Orwe
Why Trump’s support for private prisons and mass incarceration should worry you
Raw Story / Posted 27 days ago
pose a threat to society. It’s both fitting and symbolic that our current Orwellian private prison boom began in 1984 when Corrections Corporation of America was awarded a contract to take over a facility in Tennessee. What prompted the lucrative... Read more

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