W. Va. Considering New Prison Construction, Measures

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.

Pa. Official Proposes Prison Construction Freeze

By Helen Christophi
Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner has proposed a freeze on new prison construction.

S.D. Prison Project Back On Track

A measure providing $1.8 million to finish a minimum-security prison in Rapid City has received approval from a South Dakota legislative panel.

Pennsylvania Re-Issues $180 Million RFP

Pennsylvania Department of General Services re-issued the RFP for the new 2,000-bed state prison in Benner Township with a maximum contract award of $181.5 million.