Wayne County Jail Moves to Redesign Phase


(12/23/2015)
The Wayne County commission voted to move forward with the initial redesign phase of the Wayne County jail project in exchange for dropping lawsuits that the county filed against Dearborn, Mich.-based Ghafari Associates and Los Angeles-headquartered AECOM Services who were working on the 1,976-bed jail project.
 

Omnibus Bill Will Fund Reopening of Thomson Prison


(12/23/2015)
President Obama signed off on a major tax and spending package on Dec. 18, paving the way for the reopening of Thomson Correctional Center (TCC) in Thomson.
 

Fifth Vermont Prison Goes Green With Solar Array


(12/15/2015)
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin recently announced the completion of a 500-kilowatt solar net metering project at the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield.
 

Riverside County Denied More State Funding


(12/15/2015)
A past award to expand the Indio jail stopped Riverside County’s effort to attain $80 million more in state funding this year to renovate the 1,520-bed Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning.
 

Justice For Vets Expands Veterans Treatment Courts


(12/02/2015)
Alexandria-headquartered Justice For Vets recently announced that the number of Veterans Treatment Courts across the nation increased by 28 percent between 2013 and 2014, with hundreds more in the planning stages.