Union Rallies for New Pennsylvania Prison


(04/17/2014)
More than 100 correctional officers, union leaders, county officials and supporters rallied at the Fayette County Courthouse on April 11 to push for the construction of a new prison.

Nebraska Mulls New Prison Construction & Alternatives


(03/11/2014)
Consultants hired by the state of Nebraska to tackle the growing correctional overcrowding problem have delivered a new master plan that relies heavily on construction and expansion. Nebraska has been grappling with a steadily increasing prison population for several years. As of Jan. 31, the state’s correctional system housed nearly 5,000 inmates, more than 150 percent of its intended capacity.

New Hampshire to Build $38 Million Women’s Prison


(03/05/2014)
Site work will begin this summer on the New Hampshire Correctional Facility for Women.

Wrecking Ball Takes Aim at Maryland House of Correction


(01/29/2014)
After standing for more than 130 years, structural demolition has begun on the infamous maximum security Maryland House of Correction. The aging and inadequate facility saw a dramatic increase in violence in recent years, prompting correctional officials to close it in 2007.

California Counties Learn Correction Funding Fate


(12/18/2013)
Fifteen California counties will soon benefit from a $500 million investment in correctional construction projects.

New Alaska Prison Will Remain Closed


(05/06/2011)
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Goose Creek prison in the Mat-Su will not open as scheduled, corrections officials announced.

Ariz. County Awards Correctional RFQ


(04/26/2011)
YUMA, Ariz. — The Yuma County Department of Developmental Services awarded the design RFQ for the Yuma County East Satellite facility to Yuma-based architect Steven R. Fischer.

Mass. Correctional Project To Bid Soon


(04/26/2011)
CHICOPEE, Boston — The Division of Capital Asset Management will seek bids to expand the MA Regional Women’s Correctional Center in Chicopee.

Wis. Correctional Farm Project Halted


(03/25/2011)
Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) and Rep. Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) announced plans for a Correctional Farm Consolidation near Fox Lake have been halted.

Pa. Governor Halts Prison Project

By Helen Christophi
(02/18/2011)
In an abrupt move, Gov. Tom Corbettt's administration scrapped plans for a $200 million prison construction project in Fayette County.