Ark. County To Reduce Prisoners


(02/24/2011)
The Crawford County Quorum Court on Monday asked county sheriffs to present a proposal aimed at reducing the number of prison-bound felons being held at the Crawford County Jail.

Pa. Governor Halts Prison Project

By Helen Christophi
(02/18/2011)
In an abrupt move, Gov. Tom Corbettt's administration scrapped plans for a $200 million prison construction project in Fayette County.

Ore. Gov. Proposes Cuts to Youth Authority


(02/16/2011)
The governor of Oregon has called for deep cuts to the budget of the Oregon Youth Authority - creating a scenario of removing 425 beds and eliminating more than 300 jobs.

Ariz. 5,000-bed RFP Due Next Week


(02/16/2011)
Bids to build new privately-run minimum-to-medium security prisons are due Thursday, Feb. 24, to the Arizona Department of Corrections Procurement Services.

Correctional News Podcast!


(02/15/2011)
While the Stockton Chamber of Commerce may have taken federal receivership and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to court in response to the new correctional medical facility that is now being built there, they are now completely in favor of the project.

W. Va. Considering New Prison Construction, Measures


(02/15/2011)
With the second fastest growing prison population in the country, West Virginia is building new correctional space and considering alternative sentencing measures to reduce its prison population.