GEO Group

Latest stories

1d
The Daily Californian
Berkeley City Council approves resolution to divest from private prisonsthe University of California sold about $25 million worth of its investments in
Berkeley City Council approves resolution to divest from private prisons
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
the University of California sold about $25 million worth of its investments in private prison corporations, such as the GEO Group Inc., the Corrections Corporation of America and G4S after meeting several times with groups of concerned students... Read more
3d
The Arizona Republic
Private-prison deal cuts $1.5M from Mohave County, schools as operator gets $2.5M state subsidywill affect those budgets in future years. It was brokered by Gov. Doug Ducey's
Private-prison deal cuts $1.5M from Mohave County, schools as operator gets $2.5M state subsidy
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
will affect those budgets in future years. It was brokered by Gov. Doug Ducey's office and private-prison operator GEO Group. State to pay $137M for Kingman-area prison The plan calls for the state to buy the private-prison complex in... Read more
4d
The Washington Times
Syrian refugee’s trek from Colombia to Texas stalls in limboof the South Texas Detention Complex in Pearsall, just 60 miles southwest of Sa
Syrian refugee’s trek from Colombia to Texas stalls in limbo
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
of the South Texas Detention Complex in Pearsall, just 60 miles southwest of San Antonio. The complex is owned by The GEO Group Inc. under contract by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland... Read more
5d
Raw Story
Private prison inmate dies of an overdose after calling for help for two hours1.5 million, with another 700,000 in locally run jails. That’s when the largest
Private prison inmate dies of an overdose after calling for help for two hours
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
1.5 million, with another 700,000 in locally run jails. That’s when the largest private prison companies known as CCA and GEO Group realized there was big money to be made by signing contracts with states that simply didn’t have the resources to... Read more
12d
KPLC Lake Charles
Allen Correctional set to lay off nearly a hundred employeessaid Councilman Fontenot. Although the Allen Parish Correctional Center is sta
Allen Correctional set to lay off nearly a hundred employees
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
said Councilman Fontenot. Although the Allen Parish Correctional Center is state-funded, it is privately owned by the GEO group. GEO says that they will work with the Louisiana Department of Corrections to make sure the public is safe. They... Read more
2 related stories
12d
KPLC Lake Charles
Allen Correctional to lay-off 80 employees" said Councilman Fontenot. Although the Allen Parish Correctional Center is s
Allen Correctional to lay-off 80 employees
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
" said Councilman Fontenot. Although the Allen Parish Correctional Center is state-funded, it is privately owned by the GEO group. GEO says that they will work with the Louisiana Department of Corrections to make sure the public is safe. They... Read more
2 related stories
12d
PhysOrg
3Qs: Why for-profit prisons are on the riseThe private prison industry's two biggest players—Corrections Corporation of Am
3Qs: Why for-profit prisons are on the rise
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
The private prison industry's two biggest players—Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group—rake in a combined total of $3.3 billion in annual revenue. Credit: Greg Grinnell Private prisons are a particularly hot topic these days, the... Read more
13d
FOX 8 New Orleans
Layoffs planned at Allen Correctional CenterAllen Correctional Center will be laid off due to state budget cuts. That's acc
Layoffs planned at Allen Correctional Center
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 13 days ago
Allen Correctional Center will be laid off due to state budget cuts. That's according to a spokesman for prison operator GEO Group. Pablo Paez, company vice president, said in an email to the American Press (http://bit.ly/1eOXZNb) GEO will begin... Read more
2 related stories
15d
KPLC Lake Charles
About 80 jobs to be cut at Allen Correctional Centercompany officials confirmed. About 80 jobs will be cut because of budget probl
About 80 jobs to be cut at Allen Correctional Center
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
company officials confirmed. About 80 jobs will be cut because of budget problems, said Pablo Paez, vice president of The GEO Group, which manages the correctional center. Here is the statement from Paez: "Due to state budgetary constraints, GEO... Read more
16d
Kiplinger.com
7 Best Stocks to Own for a Donald Trump PresidencyGeo Group, a for-profit prison operator, is under the political gun. Both Clint
7 Best Stocks to Own for a Donald Trump Presidency
Kiplinger.com / Posted 16 days ago
Geo Group, a for-profit prison operator, is under the political gun. Both Clinton and her biggest rival for the Democratic nod, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, have voiced desires to shut down the for-profit prison industry. Geo’s stock has shed 24%... Read more
24d
The Advocate
Mother Jones reporter goes undercover to expose harsh conditions at Winn Correctional Centerat Winn Correctional Center and the only other privately run state prison — All
Mother Jones reporter goes undercover to expose harsh conditions at Winn Correctional Center
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
at Winn Correctional Center and the only other privately run state prison — Allen Correctional Center, which is operated by GEO Group, the largest private correctional firm in the nation. In other words, the understaffed, dangerous prison Bauer... Read more
25d
The Advocate
Undercover reporter exposes frightening conditions at Winn Correctional Centerat Winn Correctional Center and the only other privately run state prison — All
Undercover reporter exposes frightening conditions at Winn Correctional Center
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
at Winn Correctional Center and the only other privately run state prison — Allen Correctional Center, which is operated by GEO Group, the largest private correctional firm in the nation. In other words, the understaffed, dangerous prison Bauer... Read more
26d
The Arizona Republic
A year after riots: Changes afoot to make Kingman prison saferCraig Harris looks at the facility one year after a riot heavily damaged the pr
A year after riots: Changes afoot to make Kingman prison safer
The Arizona Republic / Posted 26 days ago
Craig Harris looks at the facility one year after a riot heavily damaged the prison. Tom Tingle/azcentral.com Since GEO Group took over the troubled Kingman private prison late last year, the company and state have implemented changes to... Read more
28d
WJXT Jacksonville
U.S. Sugar tops early June contributions to Scott's committeeCarolina-based tobacco giant RAI Services Company, and $50,000 from a political
U.S. Sugar tops early June contributions to Scott's committee
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 28 days ago
Carolina-based tobacco giant RAI Services Company, and $50,000 from a political committee tied to prison contractor The Geo Group, Inc. Scott, in the final two years of his last term as governor, is not openly seeking another office. But Let's... Read more
1m
Salon.com
It’s a crime: How private prison companies encourage mass incarcerationpeople to imprison in facilities they own, private prison companies contribute
It’s a crime: How private prison companies encourage mass incarceration
Salon.com / Posted a month ago
people to imprison in facilities they own, private prison companies contribute to mass incarceration. Currently, CCA and GEO Group — the second largest private prison company in America — own 87 facilities across the country. When these... Read more
m
Inquirier.net
Fil-Am activists decry US high court split on deportation reliefAct (SB 1289).” SB 1289 prohibits municipalities from contracting with for-pro
Fil-Am activists decry US high court split on deportation relief
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
Act (SB 1289).” SB 1289 prohibits municipalities from contracting with for-profit immigration detention companies (like GEO Group and CCA), requires all detention facilities in California to uphold humane standards and allows immigrants to sue... Read more
184 related stories

People in this news