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Daily Mail
White House plans expansion of immigration jails after arrest increaseis willing to pay for the extra prison space it's requesting, but USA Today rep
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
is willing to pay for the extra prison space it's requesting, but USA Today reports that the government awarded GEO Group a $457 million contract for a 1,000-bed center near Houston earlier this year. 'If utilizing multiple facilities,... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Feds scout for jail for illegal immigrants near Detroiton the edge of the Huron-Manistee National Forests that's about 220 miles from
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 5 days ago
on the edge of the Huron-Manistee National Forests that's about 220 miles from Detroit and 260 miles from Chicago. The Geo Group Inc., a Boca Raton, Fla.-based private prison operator, closed the North Lake Correctional Facility in June after... Read more
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Gulf News
Muslim inmates allege humiliation and abuse by Brisbane prison staffcrumpled these papers up in front of the inmates and thrown them in the bin”.Th
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
crumpled these papers up in front of the inmates and thrown them in the bin”.The AGCC is privately owned by the company GEO Group, which when asked about inmates’ access to halal food responded: “GEO is required to adhere to QCS procedure for... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Trump Plans Massive Increase In Federal Immigration Jails, Reportnew facilities or renovate existing ones. Meanwhile, reports of the new facili
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
new facilities or renovate existing ones. Meanwhile, reports of the new facilities was welcome news to shareholders of GEO Group, one of the largest private pension operators in the country, which has rallied over 60% since Trump's election and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Trump plans massive increase in federal immigration jailsBut a jail contract announced in April provides some context. The federal gove
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
But a jail contract announced in April provides some context. The federal government awarded a $110 million contract to GEO Group, one of the leading private prison contractors in the country, to build a 1,000-bed immigration detention center... Read more
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Reuters
Trump administration reduces support for prisoner halfway housesjustice system since the 1960s, with thousands of people moving through them ea
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
justice system since the 1960s, with thousands of people moving through them each year. For-profit prison companies such as Geo Group Inc have moved into the halfway house market, though many houses are run directly by government agencies or... Read more
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EuroNews
New Bill Seeks Reform of Country's Immigration Detention Systememail to NBC News, Rep. Adam Smith said a detention center in his district that
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
email to NBC News, Rep. Adam Smith said a detention center in his district that is operated by a private company called The GEO Group, brought to his attention the abuse and neglect immigrants and refugees experience in private immigration detention... Read more
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Miami New Times
Trump-Tied Florida Lobbying Firm Made $5.2 Million Windfall Since the Electionshady clients in the States, too. Ballard lobbies on behalf of Florida's massiv
Miami New Times / Posted 17 days ago
shady clients in the States, too. Ballard lobbies on behalf of Florida's massive private-prison company, Boca Raton's GEO Group. GEO, one of the largest campaign donors in Florida, operates scores of state and federal prisons, as well as... Read more
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Miami New Times
Trump-Tied Florida Lobbying Firm Made $5.2 Million Windfall Since the Electionshady clients in the States, too. Ballard lobbies on behalf of Florida's massiv
Miami New Times / Posted 17 days ago
shady clients in the States, too. Ballard lobbies on behalf of Florida's massive private-prison company, Boca Raton's GEO Group. GEO, one of the largest campaign donors in Florida, operates scores of state and federal prisons, as well as... Read more
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The Columbian
Report: Lobbyists cash in on ties to Trump, PenceBallard Partners was hired by 14 customers, including Amazon.com, American Airl
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
Ballard Partners was hired by 14 customers, including Amazon.com, American Airlines, the for-profit prison company the GEO Group Inc., and U.S. Sugar Corp., according to lobbying records. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
Northwest Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 17 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and US Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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The Columbian
Report: Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Report: Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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FOX Business
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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FOX Business
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
Staten Island Advance / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Report: Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
The New Canaan News / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
The Register Citizen / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lansing prison rebuild project moves ahead; death penalty discussion brought upLansing facility. Gaito said it had narrowed consideration from three to two co
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Lansing facility. Gaito said it had narrowed consideration from three to two companies, CoreCivic, based in Tennessee, and GEO Group, based in Florida. The Associated Press had previously reported KDOC was considering a company called Lansing... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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CTV News
Filling the swamp: Study finds Trump-tied lobbyists cashing in on connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
CTV News / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
The Middletown Press / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Trump-tied lobbyists cash in on their connectionsPartners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, America
Darien News-Review / Posted 18 days ago
Partners was hired by 14 federal lobbying clients including Amazon.com, American Airlines, for-profit prison company The GEO Group, Inc. and U.S. Sugar Corp., records show. Ballard Partners reported receiving $250,000 from The GEO Group based in... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly Pension Board considers divesting from private prisonsextension of that philosophy.” But a resolution to divest in the fund’s holdin
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
extension of that philosophy.” But a resolution to divest in the fund’s holdings of three private prison companies — The GEO Group, CoreCivic and G4S — was put on hold last week after members were told that the city has 184 prisoners housed at... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Plan to double-bunk at new Kansas prison worries lawmakershad submitted proposals earlier this month. They are CoreCivic, of Nashville;
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
had submitted proposals earlier this month. They are CoreCivic, of Nashville; another company that runs private prisons, GEO Group, of Boca Raton, Florida, and Lansing Correctional Partners, of Memphis, Tennessee. The department hopes private... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Plan to double-bunk at new Kansas prison worries lawmakershad submitted proposals earlier this month. They are CoreCivic, of Nashville;
The Register Citizen / Posted 23 days ago
had submitted proposals earlier this month. They are CoreCivic, of Nashville; another company that runs private prisons, GEO Group, of Boca Raton, Florida, and Lansing Correctional Partners, of Memphis, Tennessee. The department hopes private... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Plan to double-bunk at new Kansas prison worries lawmakershad submitted proposals earlier this month. They are CoreCivic, of Nashville;
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
had submitted proposals earlier this month. They are CoreCivic, of Nashville; another company that runs private prisons, GEO Group, of Boca Raton, Florida, and Lansing Correctional Partners, of Memphis, Tennessee. The department hopes private... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Plan to double-bunk at new Kansas prison worries lawmakershad submitted proposals earlier this month. They are CoreCivic, of Nashville;
The Middletown Press / Posted 23 days ago
had submitted proposals earlier this month. They are CoreCivic, of Nashville; another company that runs private prisons, GEO Group, of Boca Raton, Florida, and Lansing Correctional Partners, of Memphis, Tennessee. The department hopes private... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Mother: 'Dreamer' contracted MRSA while custody, nearly diesafter he was taken into custody. The incubation period for MRSA is one to ten
KGTV San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
after he was taken into custody. The incubation period for MRSA is one to ten days. The family filed suit against the GEO Group, a private company contracted to house inmates. “The company is charging taxpayers a lot of money to hold to house... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
2nd lawsuit says big immigration detention center must pay minimum wagewage for the work they perform. Former detainee Chao Chen filed the class-acti
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 26 days ago
wage for the work they perform. Former detainee Chao Chen filed the class-action federal lawsuit Tuesday against The GEO Group, the for-profit company that operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. Washington Attorney General Bob... Read more
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The Columbian
2nd lawsuit says big detention center must pay minimum wagewage for the work they perform. Former detainee Chao Chen filed the class-acti
The Columbian / Posted 26 days ago
wage for the work they perform. Former detainee Chao Chen filed the class-action federal lawsuit Tuesday against The GEO Group, the for-profit company that operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. Washington Attorney General Bob... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
State AG sues NW Detention on wagesOffice filed a lawsuit in Pierce County Superior Court today seeking millions o
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
Office filed a lawsuit in Pierce County Superior Court today seeking millions of dollars. The complaint alleges that GEO Group Inc., the second-largest private prison operator in the U.S., is taking ill-gotten profits by not paying persons... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KDOC opens, declines to release three bids on Lansing prison projectin the bids remained sealed, the state Department of Administration previously
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 days ago
in the bids remained sealed, the state Department of Administration previously indicated CoreCivic, of Nashville, Tenn.; GEO Group, of Boca Raton, Fla.; and Lansing Correctional Partners, of Memphis, Tenn., were interested in the project. State... Read more
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CBS News
Working for peanuts: Detained immigrants paid $1 a daypay legal is now a contested issue, with the Washington state attorney general'
CBS News / Posted a month ago
pay legal is now a contested issue, with the Washington state attorney general's office suing private prison operator GEO Group (GEO) over the detainees' work pay. The lawsuit alleges the $1 a day payment violates the state's minimum wage... Read more

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