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Study casts doubt on whether private prisons save states money

In the wake of news that private prison corporations are spending millions of dollars lobbying for tougher immigration laws comes a study saying that privatizing prisons does not save taxpayers any money and may increase costs in some cases.

Solitary confinement bill pared down as DOC says it already plans...

Senate Bill 176, sponsored by Sen. Morgan Carroll, D-Aurora, underwent a significant transformation when it was amended due to concerns from the Colorado Department of Corrections that the bill might interfere with changes already planned.

Bad recession calculus: released cons; laid-off cops

News this week is that the Colorado Department of Corrections has begun processing inmates for the first wave of this year's planned mass early...
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