Ohio Gov.’s Former Advisor To Lobby State for CCA

Newly-elected Gov. John Kasich’s long-time advisor and former congressional chief of staff Don Thibaut will lobby the administration on behalf of Corrections Corp. of America.

Ohio Eyes Work-Release Model

A voluntary work release facility modeled after one in Arizona could be the solution for overcrowded jails in Meigs County, Ohio, and would possibly generate revenue for its operation.

Clean Slate

By Lisa Kopochinski
A $12 million facility replaces a antiquated 1939 Ohio jail with 110-bed detention center.

Ohio Introduces Two-Meal Plan to Reduce Costs

State inmates began receiving one fewer meal per day on weekends and holidays, beginning in August, but the cost-savings initiative will not reduce the amount of food served to inmates, according to corrections officials.