Utah to Build New State Prison

Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed a resolution in August to move the Utah State Prison from Draper to a site west of Salt Lake City International Airport.

Plumas County to Submit Grant Application

Similar to Santa Clara and Colusa counties, Plumas County will submit a grant application for $20 million in California funding for a new jail.

CCA Acquires Four Residential Re-Entry Facilities

Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the nation’s largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced on Aug. 31 that it has acquired four community corrections facilities for approximately $13.5 million.

Santa Clara County to Seek Funding for New Jail

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 to apply for state funding to support the construction of a new jail facility.

Colusa County to Seek State Funding from SB 863

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors approved the submission of a grant application for $20 million from the state to be used towards a new jail for the county.