Key Topics Discussed at IDGA’s Prison and Correctional Facilities Summit


(12/12/2012)
The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) recently concluded its Prisons and Correctional Facilities Summit in Washington D.C. The conference welcomed 100 high-end individuals from both government and industry to attend seminars and try to answer questions that are pressing many in the industry.

Pa. Lawmakers Calling For Fewer Prisons


(04/05/2011)
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Pennsylvania needs to stop building new prisons, lower its inmate population by using alternative sentencing options for nonviolent offenders and reverse a trend that has tripled its per-inmate spending over the past three decades, according to Auditor General Jack Wagner.

Maine Could Save $19M With Corrections Consolidation


(03/18/2011)
Efforts to reduce state prison costs under a jail consolidation law will save taxpayers more than $19.2 million between 2009 and 2013, according to officials.

Md. Considers Releasing Inmates to Save Money


(03/18/2011)
State legislators are considering cost-cutting ideas that include releasing enough inmates to close a prison in Maryland.