Ohio to Privatize Inmate Meal Services

By Audrey Arthur
(08/01/2013)
Ohio’s Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) has awarded a two-year contract to Philadelphia-based Aramark to provide meal services to the state’s 50,000 inmates.

Ohio Prison Turns Trash into Cash Savings


(04/16/2012)
Lebanon Correctional Institution, a state-run prison in Lebanon, Ohio, is saving the state thousands of dollars through green practices. Inmates at LCI are sorting out trash at the facility and turning it over to a local company for composting.

Ohio Shifts Prison Ownership, Operation Structure


(11/30/2011)
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction made changes in the ownership and operation of five prisons, saving the state an estimated $13 million annually and adding an additional 702 beds throughout Ohio’s prison system.